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Healthier Blackpool

Healthier Blackpool is part of Blackpool Council’s Public Health Team. On these pages you’ll find information on how to improve and protect your health and wellbeing. We’ll give you guidance and advice, hints and tips and signposting to local services.

> To find out more about what we do, read the latest Public Health Annual Report

> For more information on the health of people in Blackpool, explore our Joint Strategic Needs Assessment, which helps Blackpool Council and our health and social care partners plan services for our residents.


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    STI Symptom Checker

    • Unusual discharge
    • Pain, burning or increase in weeing
    • Rashes, lumps or blisters
    • Stinging, itching or tingling
    • Pain and/or bleeding during sex
    • Bleeding after sex

    • Pain in the testicles (balls)
    • Pain or tenderness in the lower tummy
    • Irregular bleeding
    • Strong, unpleasant smell from the vagina after sex
    • Painful swelling of penis, testicles or foreskin
    • Brown eggs on pubic or other body hair
    • No Symptoms

    Get tested if you have any of these symptoms, a sexual partner has symptoms or you’re worried after having sex without a condom. Many STIs have no symptoms at all, like HIV. The only way to know for sure is to get tested.