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1 in 2 
Get an STD.

1 in 2 sexually-active people will get one by age 25. That could be you. Or your partner.

Anybody who has oral, anal, or vaginal sex, or genital skin-to-skin contact with another person can get STDs — in fact, almost all sexually active people get one at some point in their life.

STDs don’t usually have any symptoms. So the only way to know for sure if you or a partner has an STD is to get tested. But the good news is, getting tested is usually quick, easy, and painless. And STDs can be cured or treated with medication.

Some STDs are serious, and others are no big deal — but either way, getting treatment if you need it is the best way to help you stay healthy.

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STD Testing: Quick, Easy, Empowering

Testing is usually just a quick swab or a fast finger prick. 

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Low to No-Cost

Most insurance covers STD testing; if not, Planned Parenthood offers low- and no-cost testing. 

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Absolutely Confidential

Your sexual health is your own business and it's absolutely private.

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Now is Better

When STDs go undiagnosed they can cause problems. For example, untreated chlamydia can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease.

Use Condoms.

The easiest way to help protect yourself and partners? Use a condom or dental dam, every time you have sex.