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Why getting tested will have a positive impact on your sex life

Testing is a very important part of any great sexual experience and as such, should be treated that way! Taking an STI test means you’re about to have safer sex- what could be hotter than that?
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Valentine’s Day – Be Prepared. Be Ready. Be Safe.

This Valentine’s Day, we’re encouraging you to take control of your sexual health and safety. Here are our top tips so you can be prepared, be ready & be safe on this annual day of love.
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Testing for STIs during Lockdown

The UK government released an ‘Impact of COVID-19’ report at the end of last year which showed that there was a “resurgence in HIV, STIs and hepatitis tests and diagnoses, and an increase in hepatitis C
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Sexually Transmitted Infections

STIs are spread predominantly by sexual contact, including vaginal, anal and oral sex. Some STIs can also be spread through non-sexual means such as via blood or blood products. Many
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Recent STI Statistics

STI Statistics: Public Health England (PHE) has revealed in a report that overall rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remained stable in 2017 compared to 2016. However, there are a
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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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