Click here to learn more about sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and then answer the following questions to see if you should consider getting an STI test. NOTE: These questions are used for informational purposes and do not replace medical advice or diagnosis.


Should You Get Tested for STIs?

If you answer YES to one or more of the following questions, then you might want to consider contacting your primary care doctor or local clinic for an STI test.

1. Are you sexually active?

2. Are you pregnant?

3. Do you have a sex partner who was diagnosed with an STI?

4. Have you had a new sex partner in the last 3 months?

5. Have you been dianosed with an STI in the last 3 years?

The Center of Disease Control (CDC) recommends that individuals who are 25 or younger and sexually active, should get an STI test at least once a year.