Some common ways to avoid contracting STIs include:

– practicing safe sex: use condoms and other barriers, like gloves, or dental dams with any kind of sex act;

– regular STIs testing by you and your partner(s)

– prevention tools such as vaccinations, along with medications such as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) or post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).

Be proactive about your sexual health and don’t hesitate to ask your doctor for advice and more detailed information.