Self-care can effectively prevent an
initial infection of or reinfection with
syphilis or other
sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
- Practicing safer sex to prevent STIs. Limit your sex partners, know whether your partner engages
in risky sexual behaviors.
- Use a condom during sex. Using a condom is the
best way to protect yourself from STIs.
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Devika Singh, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease
September 29, 2011
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