Chlamydia, herpes, and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted infections (STIs). STIs are, also commonly called sexually transmitted diseases (STIs). Millions of new STIs occur in the U.S. each year, according to the CDC. Take this quiz to find out more about STIs, as well as how to protect yourself from them.
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The best way to not get an STI is to avoid sexual contact with others. It is also important to get tested and treated for STIs to protect yourself and others.
Francesca Torriani, MD
Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology
UC San Diego | School of Medicine