Have you experienced a bad case of diarrhoea after sex?

It could be Shigella. It is often mistaken for food poisoning and is caught from bacteria in poo getting into your mouth during sex, or via unwashed hands.

Sexually transmitted shigella is usually seen in men who have sex with men.

Find out about Shigella and its causes, signs and symptoms. Learn how to protect yourself and what to do if you think you have caught it after sex. 

Or call us at Over The Rainbow

For more information or support call 0300 3031948 to speak to a sexual health adviser.