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Are There Any Sexual Positions That Can Decrease Your Chance Of Getting An Std
STD is also known as Sexually transmitted disease. This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
Not usually: If you are truly safe and have no physical or functional symptoms, there should be no reason for you to need an std evaluation at any particular interval. Knowing your partner, limiting your number of partners, regular self exams and listening to your body, should be your guidelines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My gf and I have been friends for long time, and recently we engage in sexual activities. we both are still virgins. can we get STDs or stis?
Probably not...: If all stated are true, of course, I believed it, your likelihood to get STD-/STI-related infection is slim to zero. Remember: Some men and women are still harbored with STD-related virus such as HPV as carriers. In real life, just move on, be responsible, and practice safe sex monogamously if possible. For more question, ask Doc timely. ...Read more
Unlikely: Sexually transmitted disease, means the disease is transmitted through sex, although, theorically if you touch an active lesion from someone with herpes and then you touch your genital , there is a possibility to acquire the virus this way but i doubt anyone ever been infected this way. ...Read more
Termanology: The category of "sexually transmitted disease" is just a group of problems that can pass sexually. The germs involved are not limited to that mode of transmission. Hepatitis B can transmit sexually or through a tainted needle, or contact with blood of an infected person.The same goes for AIDS, syphilis and many other diseases. Some are less likely to pass through non sexual means. ...Read more
Absolutely!: If your partner agrees there are many clinics that can help with the testing of std's. ...Read more
I have an active sexual life and have multiple sexual partners. Is there a discreet way to get tested for stds?
Perhaps: Some state health services offer anonymous testing for hiv. If you see a physician and you have hiv, your physician may feel obligated to inform your sexual partners that they have had sex with someone who is HIV positive, but they are not allowed to name who that is. It's very important, though, to be tested for all std's for your health and for the health of your partners. Please use condoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a female get std while not being sexually active for 19 years and having no such disease prior to that?thanks
No: If you didn't have even a latent infection and have had no sexual activity at all you can't get a sexually transmitted disease. However, there are sexually transmissible diseases such as herpes or HIV which can also be transmitted in ways other than sexually which can still occur. Hope this answers your question ...Read more
I am wondering can you get a STD or a sexual transmitted disease by going to the restroom or to the bathroom?
Technically...: If you know neither partner has any of the transmissible diseases, then no. However, there are many potential options, so if concerned, should be examined and tested. May be unrelated issue. ...Read more
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