04/29/2014 09:23 am ET Updated Apr 29, 2014

Everything You Need To Know (But Don't) About STIs

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Beyond serving as a go-to source for vital reproductive care, the folks at Planned Parenthood— a team of experts in medicine, sexual health, and law — are passionate, informed advocates for knowing your own body. This week, PP's very own Kendall McKenzie breaks down the need-to-know on STIs.

April is Get Yourself Tested month, which means a bunch of organizations out there are reminding you to get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This is super important because lots of us are running around all misinformed and full o’ shame when it comes to sex and infections. Here are five STI secrets sex educators wish you knew.

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