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Telehealth options for STI testing can make life easier

No one likes getting tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). You have to talk about your sex life with a stranger. (Or, worse, the same health care provider your mom goes to.) You have to make time for, schedule, and go to an appointment. Then you have to have swabs and/or blood taken, neither of which is at the top of anyone’s “fun things to do” list. But in the age of telemedicine, a few companies are making it easier than ever to get tested.

People with a range of identities and orientations can benefit from birth control.

So what are the options? Short answer: Lots. Long answer: There are many important—and super personal—factors that go into people’s decisions about how to stay on top of their sexual health.