STIs – Frequently Asked Questions

The questions below are common to all Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). For list of questions specific to a particular STI, please click the respective STI link:

HIV,  Chlamydia,  GonorrheaSyphilis,  Herpes,  Hepatitis A,  Hepatitis B,  Hepatitis C

Symptoms, Testing and Treatment

Before sex

After sex



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Disclaimer: The answers listed above are for general understanding of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) topics, and are compiled based on available information on public health and clinical websites (references listed). Our focus is mainly on facilitating these discussions between partners before sexual activities. We do not focus on many other scenarios such as transmission with syringe use, treatment information, affect on reproductive system or affect on baby during pregnancy. The content on this page is not a substitute of professional medical advice, and your local health provider should always be your first choice in understanding STIs/STDs, diagnosis, treatment, precautions, preventions, local disclosure laws, and other related health information. Past STI/STDs tests does not indicate the diagnosis today. Always get tested regularly under the guidance of your local healthcare provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, contact your doctor immediately. SafeMatch does not take responsibility of errors, if any, and will work to correct these errors when communicated. 

Knowing verified STI test results of your partner does not have to be difficult anymore. Learn how SafeMatch App is making it possible to share STI test results anonymously* and building trust between new and current partners.

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* While STI test results can be shared anonymously, the results can be verified when meeting in-person by matching User personal details (Name and Date of Birth) with those listed on User’s profile in SafeMatch App.



Last updated on January 19, 2019