Prejudice and stigma can discourage the communities most affected by infectious diseases from seeking care. Inclusive public health messaging can prevent misinformation and guide the most vulnerable.
Queer dating apps are leading the way when it comes to being more open about sexual health and health in general.
You can have this STI without knowing it, or have symptoms, it can affect men and women, and it can be treated with antibiotics. Left untreated, it may cause complications.
As ophthalmologists, we’ve noticed an uptick in cases of vision problems caused by syphilis. Practising safe sex is important for our eye health too.