For instance there are some STIs, like chlamydia, that you could be carrying without having any symptoms. This infection can affect fertility, so it’s important to make use of the sexual health services available for free on the NHS.
Sex & Young People A comprehensive guide to the questions you may have about sex from the NHS
Sexually Transmitted Infections Issues, symptoms and treatments
Sexual Health FAQs Expert answers from a qualified Doctor
Netdoctor Here you’ll find tips for a fulfilling sex life plus advice on STDs, contraception and common sex problems.
FPA – The Sexual Health Charity Sexual health advice and information on contraception, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy choices, abortion and planning a pregnancy.
Medway Contraceptive and Sexual Health Services Resources to help you find local sexual health clinics, student health services, and more.
Thurrock Community Contraception Service Providing a range of free, confidential services within health centres and clinics to address the reproductive and sexual health needs of people in Thurrock.
Types of contraception
Where do you get contraception?
NetDoctor A Family Planning specialist writes about the different types of contraception, the benefits and pitfalls and how effective they are
Contraception – NHS Choices Information on Contraception from NHS Choices including why, when and how it should be used and with links to other useful resources.
Causes and risk factors Chlamydia is usually passed from one person to another during vaginal, oral or anal sex, or by sharing sex toys. It can live inside cells of the cervix, urethra, rectum and sometimes in the throat and eyes.
NHS Choices – focus on Chlamydia Information, videos and advice from the NHS website
Chlamydia This factsheet is for people who have chlamydia, or who would like information about it.
These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.