Worried about STIs

We provide free and confidential testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

If you don't have any symptoms, order your STI test online here.

You will be tested for:

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhoea
  • HIV
  • Syphilis
  • Hepatitis B and C (for people in higher risk groups).

If you have symptoms, you will need to attend a clinic. Please use our clinic finder or call 0300 300 2016

It’s important to remember that not all STIs have symptoms. If you're worried about sexually transmitted infections, it’s best to get tested.

In men, the most commonly reported symptoms of STIs are:

  • a burning sensation on passing urine
  • tingling, stinging, irritation, discomfort, a burning sensation, or soreness on the tip of the penis
  • pus coming out from the tip of penis
  • pain in the testicles
  • swelling of the testicles
  • lumps in the pubic area, genital area or around the anus
  • sores, ulcers, rash or blisters on the penis, genital area, or around the anus.

In women, the most commonly reported symptoms of STIs are:

  • an unusual vaginal discharge
  • a burning sensation on passing urine
  • lower abdominal pain
  • pain during sex
  • bleeding after sex or in between periods
  • sores, ulcers, a rash or blisters in the genital area, or around the anus
  • itching or soreness
  • lumps in the pubic area, genital area or around the anus.

 

The FPA has information on each STI and their symptoms available online.