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  • Transgender resources

    Sexual health is important for everyone, no matter what your age, gender, or sexual orientation. If you identify as transgender, there are some information you may be interested in.

  • Trichomoniasis

    Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the protozoa, Trichomonas vaginalis. It is commonly called ‘trich’ (sounds like "trick").

  • Urethritis

    Urethritis is an inflammation of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. It is often caused by a sexually transmitted infection (STI) such as gonorrhea or chlamydia.

  • Vaccines

    Hepatitis A and B and some types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) can be prevented by vaccines. Vaccines for some other STIs, including HIV and Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) are being developed.

  • Vaginitis

    Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina/internal genitals. Vaginitis may be caused by an infection by bacteria, yeast, viruses and protozoa, or a reaction to chemicals or scents, or a reaction to changes in the body's hormones. The symptoms vary depending on the cause.

  • Window period

    The window period is the time between when a person comes in contact with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and when the STI will show up on a test.

  • Worry and anxiety

    Worry is the uneasy feeling you get when you are concerned about something. It’s normal to experience worry at different times in your life and it is common for people to worry about sexually transmitted infections (STI).

  • Yeast

    Yeast, or Candida albicans, lives in and on the body and does not usually cause problems. Yeast infections are very common in people with vaginas/internal genitals, but yeast also occurs in people with penises/external genitals. Although uncomfortable, yeast infections are easily treated and are not usually serious.

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