almost all sexually active people get an sti at some point in their life.

getting regular sti testing is part of a safe, healthy sex life—and so is getting the proper treatment and care if your sti test comes back positive.

When getting tested, it’s important to ask your healthcare provider to test all sites on your body where you’ve had sexual contact—including the throat and rectum—for chlamydia and gonorrhea.

A general urine screening isn’t enough to confirm that you have a negative STI status.

below, you’ll find helpful information and instructions for treating an sti.

If you run into questions, please contact the clinic where you received testing.