FAQs: STDs/STIs

How do you get STDs/STIs?

The ways each specific STD/STI can be spread is found on the Center for Disease Control’s website. The CDC States that the only way to avoid STDs is to not engage in ANY type of sexual activity. This is because there are many ways different STDs can be spread, including skin on skin contact, blood, saliva, and sexual fluids.

For more information: https://www.cdc.gov/std/

What are the different types of STDs?

The CDC gives information including all types of STDs/STIs, their symptoms, transmission, and whether or not specific STIs/STDs are curable on this page: https://www.cdc.gov/std/.

How do I get tested?

You can go to your primary doctor, your local county Health Department, or PSS. Follow this link to know when we offer FREE STD testing at PSS on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pss_durhamch/?hl=en

Or, call us at 919-490-0203.

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