It won’t happen to me.

Anna, 20 It won’t happen to me. A phrase most young people live by. If a statistic says 95% success rate then people assume that it will work for them because ‘it won’t happen to me’. What they forget is that it has to happen to someone, otherwise the other 5% wouldn’t exist. This is the exact same opinion I had, until it did happen to me. A lot of young people know that they

Chlamydia

Facts Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease in UK, with 200,288 people being diagnosed in 2015. According to NHS, in 2013 more than 200,000 people tested positive for chlamydia in England alone. Around 70% of infected people are younger than 25. 7 out of 10 people infected with chlamydia experience no symptoms whatsoever. About 20% of women who don’t get treatment for chlamydia develop PID or pelvic inflammatory disease. If you are a

Thrush

Facts Thrush is one of the most common vaginal infections in the world. More than 50% of women will experience thrush at least once during their lifetime. Around 5% of women suffer from recurring vaginal thrush. Up to 20% of women with a yeast infection have no symptoms. Around 1/3 of women get thrush due to an antibiotic therapy. Symptoms Thick and white (like cottage cheese) or thin and watery discharge, usually odourless Strong itch

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