Who should get tested for STIs?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines recommend that you get screened annually for chlamydia and gonorrhea if you’re sexually active. People under the following circumstances should be tested:

  • If you have a sexual partner who has an STI

  • If you have a new sexual partner

  • If you have more than one sexual partner

  • If you have a sexual partner who has other partners

  • If you practice inconsistent condom use when not in a mutually monogamous relationship

  • If you have a previous or coexisting STI

  • If you have a history of exchanging sex for money or drugs

What if I’m not eligible for this test?

If you are not currently eligible, see the CDC’s website to find free testing near you.

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