Sexual health

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are diseases passed on through intimate sexual contact. They can be passed on during vaginal, anal and oral sex, as well as through genital contact with an infected partner.

More information can be found at the NHS website.

The most common STIs include:

  • Chlamydia
  • Genital warts
  • Genital herpes
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Syphilis
  • HIV
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Pubic lice
  • Scabies
  • Balanitis
  • Non-specific urethritis

Page last updated: July 11