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What are the ways that people get a sexually transmitted disease/infection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sexual contact: Depends on the infection - but often through oral, anal or vaginal sex.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

It possible to get a sexually transmitted disease as a virgin?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
Yes: From oral sex you can get pharyngeal gonorrhea, syphillis, pharyngeal herpes simplex ii. From non penetrating genetal sex play you can get herpes or syphillis.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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