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Partner notification

Partner notification is when you let a sexual partner know that they have been in contact with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and that they should be tested and treated.

This can be a difficult thing to do, but it is important to stop the infection from spreading and to let that person get the right treatment.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed April 2016.

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Review key: HIPAN-54580