What are the sexually transmitted infection(SIT)?
There are more than 30 sexually transmissible bacteria, viruses and parasites. STIs are also called sexually transmitted diseases or STDs. The most common conditions they cause are gonorrhoea, chlamydial infection, syphilis, trichomoniasis, chancroid, genital herpes, genital warts, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and hepatitis B infection. Several, in particular HIV and syphilis, can also be transmitted from mother to child during pregnancy and childbirth, and through blood products and tissue transfer.
You should be tested for sexually transmitted infections or STIs at a sexual health clinic, genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic or GP surgery for your better improvement and ensure that you are well or health.