Sexually transmitted infection (STI)
Sexual health is more than birth control and protecting yourself from sexually transmitted diseases – it’s about making positive choices for both you and your partner.GDAS services are able to offer the provision of Clinical Interventions, such as; Sexual Health screening, contraception, BBV and HIV screening including vaccination
If you think that you have an STI, don’t panic. Go to your doctors surgery or speak to a GDAS member of staff or your local sexual health clinic and get tested, and treated if required.
If you have any concerns or would like to talk things through further, plenty of support and help is available via the GDAS team. Some of the services available are:
Chlamydia screening (by appointment or drop-in available) and otherSTI testing
Contraception, including condoms, implants and injections
You can find out more about symptoms and types of STI’s by visiting the link below or downloading our leaflet.
Whether you’re single or in a new relationship, the message is clear: if you’re sexually active, the best way to reduce the likelihood of getting an STI is to always use contraception.
For more information on contraception by visiting the link provided below.
Frisky Wales provides sexual health information about accessing advice and testing in your area. You can also order free home testing kits for Sexually transmitted infections (STI's).
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