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Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) information and animations

Select from this list of STIs and learn how you  get infected, the symptoms, how to test and treat the infection.

Mycoplasma genitalium

How do I get it?

Vaginal, anal and oral sex.

Signs and symptoms

  • Women: Discharge from vagina, pelvic pain
  • Men: Pain on passing urine, discharge from penis

How do I test for it?

  • Women: Urine test or swab
  • Men: Urine test

How do I treat for it?

Antibiotics

More information

Partners from the previous 6 months need to be tested and treated.  If they are not treated, you will get the infection again!


Gonorrhoea

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  • Gonorrhoea female video
  • Gonorrhoea male video

How do I get it?

Vaginal, oral and anal sex.

Signs and symptoms

Often no symptoms, pain on urinating, discharge from penis or vagina, pain with sex, abdominal pain.

How do I test for it?

  • Women: Urine test or swab
  • Men: Urine test

How do I treat for it?

Antibiotics

More information

Partners from the previous 2 months needs to be tested and treated. If they are not treated, you will get the infection again!


Trichomonas

How do I get it?

Vaginal sex.

Signs and symptoms

Discharge vagina / penis, unpleasant vaginal odour, vaginal itch or burning

How do I test for it?

Urine test or swab.

How do I treat for it?

Antibiotic.

More information

Current partner/s need to be tested and treated. If they are not treated, you will get the infection again!


Hepatitis B

How do I get it?

Mother to child transmission. Vaginal or anal sex. Sharing injecting, piercing or tattooing equipment.

Signs and symptoms

Usually no symptoms.

How do I test for it?

Blood test.

How do I treat for it?

Acute Hep B – rest

Chronic Hep B – possible treatment

More information

Sexual and household contacts should be tested.

Important to talk to a health professional for accurate information.


Syphilis

How do I get it?

Vaginal, oral and anal sex or direct contact with lesions.

Signs and symptoms

A sore or lesion (usually painless) at site of infection within 10-90 days. You can then get a rash particularly on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet with flu like symptoms 30 days to 5 months after infection.

How do I test for it?

A blood test and or a swab if there is a lesion present.

How do I treat for it?

Anitbiotics

More information

All partners need to be tested and treated.  If they are not treated, you will get the infection again!


Chlamydia

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  • Clyamydia female video
  • Clyamydia male video

How do I get it?

Vaginal, oral and anal sex.

Signs and symptoms

Most people do not have symptoms.

  • Women: Abnormal discharge, bleeding between periods, pain when having sex, abdominal pain and pain when urinating
  • Men:  Pain when urinating, discharge from penis, swelling and pain in testicles

How do I test for it?

  • Women: Urine test or swab
  • Men: Urine test

How do I treat for it?

Antibiotics

More information

Partners from the previous 6 months need to be tested and treated.  If they are not treated, you will get the infection again!


HIV

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  • HIV video

How do I get it?

Vaginal and anal sex. Sharing injecting , piercing or tattooing equipment.  Mother to child if pregnant woman not on HIV medication.

Signs and symptoms

Fever, flu like illness, tiredness, swollen glands, headache, sore throat, rash.

How do I test for it?

Blood test

How do I treat for it?

Important to start HIV treatment early, as it keeps people well and stops onward transmission of HIV.

More information

Partners all need to be offered testing.


Other sexual health animations

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  • Blood to blood video
  • Herpes video
  • Reproductive cycle video
  • Scabies and pubic lice video

Contraception

  • Using condoms video
  • Diaphragms video
  • Oral contraception pill video
  • Emergency contraception video

Sexual health websites

  • Smart and Deadly | Community ownership, & cultural respect for effective Aboriginal sexual health promotion
  • Better to Know | It takes 30 seconds to let someone know they’re at risk
Last updated: 20 November 2017