The simple answer is that if you’re having vaginal, oral, or anal sex then there is always the chance you could catch an STI. Using condoms and getting tested every 6-12 months is the only way to reduce the risk.
Looks like you’ve got nothing to worry about. Remember though, when you are ready to have sex always use a condom. They’re the safest and most reliable contraception and help protect from both pregnancy and STIs. Regular STI testing every 6-12 months, when you change partners, or if you show symptoms is also important. It’s just a normal part of having a healthy and confident sex life.
It’s great news that you’re using condoms every time, as they’re a very reliable way to protect against STIs. They don’t protect from everything 100% of the time though, so if you ever show any symptoms it’s worth getting checked out by a doctor. In fact, if you’re sexually active, the best way to stay healthy is to keep using condoms and have regular STI tests every 6-12 months, when you change partners, or if you show symptoms. It’s just a normal part of having a healthy and confident sex life.
You’re at low risk of having an STI as you went and got tested – which was definitely the right thing to do. As you know, getting tested is just a normal part of a healthy and confident sex life. Use condoms each time you have sex and keep up the good work by getting tested every 6-12 months, when you change partners, or if you show symptoms. Regular STI tests should be part of your sex life, even if you’re using condoms.
You’re at high risk of an STI and need to go for an STI test.
Not all STIs have symptoms, which is why it’s important to get checked out as soon as you can. STI tests are super quick, easy, and often free. So many young people are getting tested nowadays too, so there’s really nothing to worry about. It’s just a normal part of a healthy and confident sex life. Remember – always use a condom and get tested every 6-12 months, when you change partners, or if you show symptoms.
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