Tips for Talking to a Partner About an STD

If you undergo STD testing and find out you are positive for an STD, talking to your sexual partners about your diagnosis is important. It may not always be an easy conversation to have, especially when you’re also dealing with STD treatment. However, letting your partners know will protect their health.

This video offers tips for letting past and current sexual partners know you have been diagnosed with an STD. Being honest and direct and answering any questions your partner has is the typically the best approach.

For STD testing in Washington, D.C., make an appointment at the Washington Surgi-Clinic. We offer full gynecology and pregnancy termination services with a commitment to patient confidentiality. Schedule your appointment by calling (202) 659-9403.

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