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Syphilis cases amongst 18-24 year olds up 12% in a year

A report this week has found that fewer young people are being tested for sexually transmitted infections, despite a sharp rise in cases. Whilst the ratio of 18-24 year olds
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Grooming pubic hair: increased STI risk

A survey of around 7,500 people between the ages of 18 and 65 has revealed that pubic hair “groomers” had a higher rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) The study
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Why are instances of STIs rising in over 45’s?

Are we ageist when it comes to sexual health? That’s a concern raised this week following the publication of a report which looks at why instances of STIs in the
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Fact File: The 10 Most Common STI’s

Confidante specialises in testing you for the 10 most common Sexually Transmitted Infections from the comfort of your home. We’ve compiled a fact file to inform you about each of
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A focus on: Gonorrhoea

Gonorrhoea is a bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can cause serious health problems such as infertility in both men and women. We’ve compiled all you need to know about
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Everything you need to know about Chlamydia

The prevalence of STDs is increasing, so it is important that sexually active men and women know how to protect themselves from infection. Chlamydia is the most common bacterial infection
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Top 10 Tips for Men’s Sexual Health

Most of us want to be healthy, and so we try to watch what we eat, exercise and manage stress. But not many of us know that we can take
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Rise in STIs: Syphilis & Gonorrhoea

Public Health England data has shown that between 2012 and 2015, cases of syphilis increased from 3,001 to 5,288 – a staggering 76%. Gonorrhoea infections grew by 53%, up to
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) – the silent, sometimes unseen infections that are spreading rapidly in the United Kingdom

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can include bacteria, viruses or parasites.  For example, chlamydia is a bacterial infection that is found in sexual fluids in males and females.  Most people who
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