Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ In Tamil
Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)
A person who has STI is more likely to become infected with HIV, if they have unprotected sex (sex without a condom) with HIV infected person.
The symptoms are ulcer in the genitals, discharge from vagina and urethra, lower abdominal pain in women, pain or burning sensation while urinating and painful scrotal swelling in men.
Yes, if the mother has STI, there are chances for the transmission of STI to the baby during pregnancy or during labour. If the mother is treated, the baby will be protected.For further queries contact 1800-419-1800 (Toll Free)
Blood Transfusion Services (BTS)
Any healthy person with clean habits between the age of 18 to 65 can donate blood.
You can donate blood once in 3 months.
New blood cells will be generated after donation
You can contact the nearest blood bank located in the Government Medical College Hospitals, District Head Quarters Hospitals and other Government hospitals.For further queries contact 1800 419 1800 (Toll Free).
Targeted Intervention - Condom
It prevents the unwanted pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and HIV/AIDS.
There are no side effects, except if you are allergic to latex rubber or to the lubricant.
Male condoms are available at all government hospitals, ICTC, ART, STI clinics, pharmacies and supermarkets.
No, only one condom is sufficient.
Yes, in order to avoid infection to your partner
No, Condom use will not reduce sexual pleasure
Check the expiry date on the pack and any tear before you use it. For further queries contact 1800 419 1800 (Toll Free).