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Sexually transmitted infections

Syphilis, gonorrhea & co.

Most people will have a sexually transmitted infection (STI) at some point (also referred to as a “venereal disease”).

Bacteria and viruses, such as humane papillomaviruses, chlamydia or gonorrhea, are fairly common. Not all cases lead to an infection, but any infections, which go unnoticed (as they are symptomless), bear the risk of serious secondary diseases.

All sexually transmitted diseases can be treated, if they are recognized at an early stage. Condoms significantly reduce the risk of infection, but the risk cannot be excluded. In case of changing sexual partners, it is recommended to have tests done regularly, such as once or twice a year.

The following applies to people with HIV:
If you frequently change your partner, you should have tests done for so-called STI’s (sexually transmitted infections) every three months.

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Aidshilfe Düsseldorf is happy to talk to you in regards to any questions or concerns you may have. Please contact us.

Marco Grober

Prevention for men who have sex with men
Gay assault hotline
Project Coordinator Checkpoint Düsseldorf
Project Coordinator Herzenslust Düsseldorf
Tel.: 0211 - 77 095-30

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Checkpoint Düsseldorf

HIV and STI tests

Aidshilfe Düsseldorf offers HIV tests and STD checks for gay and bisexual men. Every Tuesday evening from 7-9pm. Check it out!

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Personal advice

A matter of trust!

Any personal advice provided by Aidshilfe Düsseldorf is free of charge, confidential and, upon request, anonymous.


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Online advice

Any time and anonymously.

You can contact our advisors online via email or personal chat.

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