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How does skin to skin contact lead to a std?

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Dr. Vanita Patel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Yes: Prolonged skin to skin contact can cause various STDs like herpes, genital warts, hpv, etc. Hence use of condoms is always recommended to protect against stds.

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A 20-year-old female asked about a 20-year-old female:

What does it mean with no skin to skin contact if you have a std?

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 36 years experience
??: i'm not sure I understand your question. But to get or transmit a sexually transmitted disease there's got to be some contact somewhere. The exception would be the transmission through dirty needles or blood transfusion.

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