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A 43-year-old member asked:

What's your opinion on what is the biggest misconception about stds?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Not gonna happen : Many people have the attitude that stds are something that happens to "other people". There is the feeling that "it will never happen to me. " anyone having sex without condoms is at risk of stds.
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Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Symptoms: Most people assume that they will always have symptoms but this is not always true. Many stds are transmitted without a person's knowledge because most people who are infected have no symptoms. If you are having unprotected sex you are at risk.
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Last updated May 10, 2016

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