Sexually Transmitted Infections
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Did you know?
- 1 in 4 people will contract an STI during their lifetime
- More than 13 million cases of STIs are reported each year
- Nearly 2/3 of all cases of STIs occur in people under 25
Symptoms of STI's
- Genital discharge
- Genital warts or sores
- Painful or burning urination
If left untreated, STIs can lead to reproductive problems, pelvic inflammatory disease, cervical and other kind of genital cancer. Abstinence is the best way to avoid an STI. Act responsibly to prevent the spread of STI's.
If you experience any symptoms or feel you have engaged in risky sexual behavior, you can obtain testing and treatment on campus at University Health Services by calling 617-552-3225 to schedule an appointment.
To find off-campus locations for HIV and STI testing and for additional information and resource links on this subject visit the National HIV and STI Testing Resources Web Site: A service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For More Information check out the CDC website on a variety of STI Health Topics.