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how do you catch std?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sexual activity: You can only catch an std by having sexual contact with another person. This can be from vaginal, oral or anal sex. Some diseases are passed from passing fluid from one person to the other. Others are passed from skin to skin contact.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Michael Louie
18 years experience Urology
Unprotected contact: Std's are caught when someone has unprotected mucosal contact with an infected person's bodily fluids. This could be oral, anal, or vaginal mucosa with any fluids from the body.
Answered on Aug 18, 2016
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