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STIs (sexually transmitted infections)
Many infections can be transmitted during sexual contact (STIs). Some can be easily treated with antibiotics, while others are chronic and characterized by periodic breakouts. HIV infection causes AIDS and can be life-threatening.



Heard of STIs? STI stands for “sexually transmitted infection,” the term used nowadays instead of STD (sexually transmitted disease). There are over 20 types of STIs, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV, and hepatitis, which are spread through contact with various bodily fluids such as blood, sperm, and vaginal secretions.
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