STDs are infections that are passed from one person to another during vaginal, anal, and oral sex. They’re really common, and lots of people who have them don’t have any symptoms. STDs can be dangerous, but the good news is that getting tested is no big deal, and most STDs are easy to treat.
There’s nothing like enjoying sex without worrying about STDs or pregnancy. Using condoms, talking openly with your partner, and getting tested regularly is how to make it happen. Here’s how to get started.