Important Information

Important Notice: Stockport Choices/Central Youth clinic CLOSED due to staff training Wednesday 19th December 2018 - 12.30 - 14.30. From Monday 3rd December 2018, Cheetham Hill will be BOOKED APPOINTMENTS ONLY on Thursday afternoons and evenings. Please refer to the 'Our Clinics' page for opening times or call 0161 202 8795 for advice/ bookings for Thursday sessions. All other sessions remain walk in. Clinic closures: Tuesday 18th December - all sites city wide are closed between 8am and 12pm. Hathersage, Forum, Cheetham and Withington will commence the afternoon walk in from 1pm. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Please see our Notice Board for Christmas Opening Times for 2018. We are not running evening sessions, city wide, on Monday 24th December 2018 or Monday 31st December 2018. Thank you.

Worried about STIs (symptoms)

A lot of people with STI's will have no symptoms at all. We recommend having STI screening when you change your sexual partner.

In men, the common reported symptoms of STI are:

Discharge coming out from the tip of penis

Lumps in the pubic area, genital area or around the anus

Pain on passing urine

Pain or swelling in the testicles

Sores, ulcers, or blisters on the genital area, or around the anus

Tingling, stinging, irritation, discomfort, or soreness on the tip of the penis

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

Unusual vaginal discharge

Bleeding after sex or in between periods

Itching or soreness

Lower abdominal pain

Lumps in the pubic area, genital area or around the anus

Pain during sex

Pain on passing urine

Sores, ulcers, or blisters in the genital area, or around the anus

If you're worried about sexually transmitted infections, it’s best to get tested.

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