Other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Like HIV, STIs such as gonorrhoea and syphilis, are on the rise in New Zealand. Unlike HIV, STIs can be easily passed on through oral sex.
In addition to the direct health risks of STI infection, having an STI means there’s a greater risk of being infected with HIV – for example, Syphilis makes HIV four times easier to pass on and receive.
Take a look at our easy guide to STIs here:
- Genital Herpes (HSV)
- Genital Warts (HPV)
- Gut infections
- Hepatitis A, B and C