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5 Things to Know About STIs

Leandro Mena, MD, MPH
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I am Dr. Leandro Mena and here are five things everyone should know about STIs.

Number one, STIs are super common. One in five Americans have an STI at any given time.

Number two, most STIs show no symptoms. The only way to know if you have one is to get tested.

Number three, left untreated, STIs can cause severe health issues.

Number four, all STIs are treatable and many are curable.

Number five, free and low cost STI testing is available in most places.