4 Steps to Take If You Suspect You Have an STI : In most cases, people often find themselves in situations they had not planned for. One of the unfortunate events you can get yourself in is dealing with an STI. Sexually Transmitted Infections come as a result of practicing unsafe sex. This is regardless of whether you have one or more partners. However, the good thing is that they are treatable and do not have adverse effects as long as they are treated during their early stages.