Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are common and often cause no symptoms. If an STI is not detected and treated it may have serious health effects for you and your sexual partners.

Check Your Risk works by asking a few simple questions about your sexual activity over the previous 12 months. Your answers will result in a recommendation for STI tests, that you should have done. You can print this recommendation and take it to your doctor, who can do the tests that are appropriate for you.

Check Your Risk is designed for sexually active people who have no symptoms.

It is not designed for:

The recommendations we provide are only intended to be a guide and will not be appropriate to all individual circumstances.

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While considerable care has been taken in preparing the information on this site, Alfred Health does not warrant that the information is appropriate for you. If you rely on the information, you do so entirely at your own risk. Before relying on the information, you should discuss it with your doctor.