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41. 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…  
42. 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…  
43. 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…  
44. 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…  
45. 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.…  
46. Gonorrhoea  
How do you get gonorrhoea? You can catch gonorrhoea by having any type of unprotected sexual contact including oral sex or by sharing sex toys. Gonorrhoea is not caught by kissing, even if one…  
47. Genital Warts  
How do you get genital warts? Genital warts can be spread by skin-to-skin though any type of sexual contact. However, you do not need to have penetrative sex to pass the infection on as HPV is…  
48. Genital Herpes  
How do you get herpes? HSV is easily passed from person to person by close, direct contact including kissing, vaginal and anal sex (genital contact), oral sex (mouth to genital contact) and…  
49. Epididymo-orchitis  
What might I notice? Pain, redness or swelling in the scrotum. It can also cause some pain passing urine or a discharge from the water passage opening(urethra) What should I do ? Please get…  
50. Chlamydia  
How do you catch chlamydia? It can easily be passed on during vaginal, anal, oral sex or from having close intimate contact with someone who has the infection- this can be unprotected sex or…  
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