April is Sexually Transmitted Infection Month.
Should I be tested for a sexually transmitted infection?
If you are a sexually active woman younger than 25, or have risk factors such as new or multiple sex partners, you should request annual chlamydia and gonorrhea tests.
If you are a pregnant woman, you should request syphilis, HIV, chlamydia, and hepatitis B tests early in your pregnancy. If you have new or multiple sex partners, you should also request gonorrhea testing early in pregnancy. code for items to wear in the cocktail occasion
Signs and symptoms include:
-abnormal discharge, itching, odor
-irregular bleeding, bleeding after sex
-new genital spots or lesions
-sometimes you will not have any symptoms
**Condoms can help reduce your risk!
More info: https://www.cdc.gov/std/default.htm
**Same day appointments are available at Christie Clinic's Dept. of OB/GYNSee More