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As if there weren’t enough sexually transmitted diseases to worry about, Mycoplasma genitalium is now being more closely scrutinised by public officials. A British sexual health organisation recently released new guidelines for stopping it from becoming the next superbug, and the least we can do is be aware that it exists.

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Sexuality is a means of pleasure, fulfilment and intimate connection with other humans. But it can also be a source of anguish. So it’s perhaps no surprise that of all the areas in health care, the “STI check” is one of the most fraught.

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The CDC estimates that Americans have a 50% chance of getting a sexually transmitted infection before they turn 25. Even though STIs are remarkably common, most people feel uncomfortable having honest conversations about safety with new sexual partners. Having an STI is never going to be a walk in the park, but sharing your status doesn't have to be so intimidating.