1 in 2 sexually active people will get an STD by the age of 25. Most won’t know it. The only way to find out is to Get Yourself Tested.
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 HIV/AIDS 

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 Condoms: The DOs and DON’Ts 

Condoms are the ONLY method that protects against HIV, STDs, and pregnancy. But only if used correctly! Learn how. GO »

The Real Deal: STDs and Testing

 The Real Deal 

Do you know how common STDs are in the U.S.? Get the stats and find out how to take charge, get tested, or handle a diagnosis. GO »

STD and Testing FAQs

 STD & Testing FAQs 

You've got questions, GYT has answers: Does an STD test hurt? What is herpes? How can you avoid passing on an STD? Answers to the most popular STD and testing Qs. GO »

The Most Common STDs

 The Most Common STDs 

From symptoms to treatment, GYT has you covered. Learn everything you need to know about the most common STDs, including HPV, herpes and chlamydia. GO »

Talk

 Talk 

Starting a conversation about STDs and testing can seem awkward. But it doesn’t have to be. Get all the tips you need to get talking openly and honestly with your bf/gf or provider. GO »

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 Toolkit 

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