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what sexually transmitted diseases (std) can affect gay men?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
ALL of them: There are no "freebies" in terms of stds--if you have unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for contracting the entire spectrum of sexually transmitted diseases. Use condoms for protection.

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