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Could an std be passed through minimal sexual contact?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Variable: Some are easier to pass than others (gonorrhea) while some require more contact (hpv).Sometimes a carrier is not actively shedding the germ so they would not be contagious at the time.

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Last updated Apr 11, 2014

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