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  • HIV anonymous testing

    Anonymous HIV testing is a way to test for HIV where your name and contact information (for example, your address, phone number and email) are not collected or recorded. You are given a numbered testing code that only you know and you must provide that code to get your result.

  • HIV Point of Care (Rapid) test

    Point of Care (POC) HIV tests are also known as “rapid” tests and are used to screen for HIV antibodies. POC tests can be performed in clinics or other health care setting and results are available within minutes.

  • HIV seroconversion illness

    HIV seroconversion is the name given to a group of symptoms that can happen when someone first gets the virus. During this time, there are very high levels of HIV in the body. This is known as a high viral load. When a person has a high viral load, they can easily pass HIV to others.

  • HIV Window Periods

    The HIV window period is the time between getting HIV and when HIV will show up on a test. Understanding the window periods for HIV tests is important because it helps you know when you should test to get the most accurate results.

  • HPV and genital warts

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) are a group of over 100 types of virus, including more than 40 types that involve the genitals. Three out of four women will have an HPV infection at some time in their lives.

  • Lesbian and bisexual women's resources

    Sexual health is important for everyone, no matter what your age, gender, or sexual orientation. If you identify as a lesbian or bisexual woman, there are a few resources that you may be interested in.

  • Living with an STI

    Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) caused by viruses can be treated and managed with medication, but medication does not clear them from your body. These viruses include herpes, HIV, and hepatitis B.

  • Lubricants

    Lubricants (lube) can increase pleasure and lower the chance that a condom will break with vaginal or anal sex. Lube helps condoms move easily on skin, making sex safer and more pleasurable.

  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

    Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection involving the lymph glands in the genital area. It is caused by a strain of Chlamydia bacteria.

  • Molluscum contagiosum

    Molluscum contagiosum is a pox virus that causes bumps on the skin. Molluscum is easily spread by skin-to-skin contact, but it is not harmful. In healthy people, the bumps will usually go away on their own within six months. There are treatments available if needed.

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