Before the age of 25, 1 in 2 sexually active people have an STI
Half of the peple with STD's are between the ages of 15-24
Not all STI's have visable, however they are all contagious. Do not be ashamed or embarrased to talk to your partner about it
It is also a good idea to get tested your self as not all STI's have immeadite symptoms showing but can be deadly
There are many ways to stay clear of STI's: -Talk to your partner to see if they have an STI. If they do not know, get tested with them so they do not feel embarrased. -Use a condom. It might protect against All STI's but it will prevent a few.
If youare worried about getting an STI or need help talk to local services that can help you such as the hospital and your doctor.
Rember to Communicate and stay safe. You are not alone. If they really like you, they will accept you if you have an STI or tell you if they have one