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41. Thrush (Candida)  
How do I know that I have it? Usually it causes no problems, but it can cause uncomfortable symptoms. Thrush can affect the vagina, mouth or head of the penis.  Most women will have an…  
42. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)  
How do you get BV? Bacterial vaginosis can’t be passed from person to person but it is more common in people who are sexually active Other things that may increase your risk of getting it…  
43. Sexually Transmitted Infections  
How do I catch an STI? Any type of sexual contact. This can  include vaginal sex, anal sex, oral sex, rimming and mutual masturbation/ fingering.  What do I do if I think I have an…  
44. Trichomonas Infection (TV)  
How can I catch it? TV can be passed on through unprotected sex and sharing sex toys. Because many people have no symptoms and do not know they have a TV infection, you or your partner could…  
45. Syphilis  
How can I catch Syphilis? Although syphilis can be hard to spot without the right blood test, it's one of the easiest sexually transmitted infections to catch and pass on. Syphilis spreads best…  
46. Pubic Lice  
How are they caught? Pubic lice are not linked to poor personal hygiene. They are spread through close body contact with someone who has them. The lice crawl from hair to hair but cannot fly or…  
47. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)  
How can I catch PID? PID is a bacterial infection which only affects women. It can affect the womb, fallopian tubes and ovaries. Most cases of PID are caused by an infection in the vagina or the…  
48. Non-Specific Urethritis  
What causes NSU? There are lots of causes not all of them are passed on through having sex. It is often unclear as to the cause. If tests for chlamydia and gonorrhoea are negative a diagnosis of…  
49. HIV  
What can happen if HIV is untreated? If left untreated, HIV can cause AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) seriously harming the body’s immune system, resulting in serious illness and…  
50. Hepatitis  
How can I catch Hepatitis? There are several different types of virus that cause hepatitis. Some are more easily caught than others and most of them can be passed on through unprotected sex.…  
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