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Are there ways to catch STDs without intercourse?

Are there ways to catch STDs without intercourse?

Sure: Yes, stds can be spread by any form of sexual contact. For instance, you can get gonorrhea in your throat from oral sex (a lovely thought in the morning). Many other stds are spread from simple skin-to-skin contact or contact with infected body secretions and certainly those things apply to other forms of sexual contact. ...Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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Is there other ways to catch syphilis without having sex?

Is there other ways to catch syphilis without having sex?

Define sex?: An infant may acquire the disease from its mother during pregnancy. Someone with direct contact to infected syphillus sores in whatever context can acquire the disease. It is not spread in the air like a flu. ...Read more

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Besides abstinence and a condom, are there any other ways to prevent an std?

Besides abstinence and a condom, are there any other ways to prevent an std?

No, No, No: You got it , you must accept it or be ready for serious consequences! dreaded condition called aids, may be unsure able and fatal ! ...Read more

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Is it possible to catch any STDs doing anal sex(no condom) even if both partners are STDs free?

Is it possible to catch any STDs doing anal sex(no condom) even if both partners are STDs free?

Are you sure?: If ? 100% std free, no you should not get an std with anal intercourse. You can get more yeast infections and uti's if proper hygiene is not followed. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get herpes without having sex?

Is there any way to get herpes without having sex?

Any contact: The herpes virus passes to breaks in skin or mucus membranes from contact. The contact is usually an active lesion or sore on another person, but can be from an object. The virus can also be spread from one area of your body to another, so we all should learn hand washing and antiseptic techniques. ...Read more

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Are there ways to get chlamydia other than sex?

Are there ways to get chlamydia other than sex?

You get it via sex.: Chlamydia can be transmitted through oral, anal or vaginal sex. ...Read more

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Is there any possible way to get trich without having sexual intercourse ?

Is there any possible way to get trich without having sexual intercourse ?

Trich Transmission: Trichomonas vaginalis is a flagellated protozoan that infects the squamous epithelium in the urogenital tract (vagina, urethra, paraurethral glands as well as the cervix, bladder, bartholin glands, and prostate). Humans are the only natural host. It is virtually always sexually transmitted. Although survival on inanimate objects has been reported, fomites have no proven role in transmission. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to conceive a boy?

Are there any ways to conceive a boy?

Yes: They are some fertility methods that affect that. There are certain techniques with insemination that increase the chances of a particular sex. Also with ivf and genetic testing there are ways as well. But both require a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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Is there any other way that somebody can get STD besides having sex?

Is there any other way that somebody can get STD besides having sex?

Which STD?: The term std means "sexually transmitted disease". Some stds can conceivably be acquired other than sexually, but this is very uncommon. When my medical students tell me that their friend has an std i ask them to take out their 'friend" so that i can see it. ...Read more

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Can I get HIV in other ways besides sexual intercourse?

Yes, several ways: The most common way to get HIV is thru unprotected sexual intercourse. However, other ways include sharing hiv-infected needles (often associated with using illegal injection drugs, rarely with tattooing but possible), receiving infected blood transfusions or blood products (though the blood supply is screened thoroughly these days), and passing HIV from mother to child thru breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Are there any other ways to get gonorrhea other than sex, if there are what are they? Can you get it from gyno tools if they weren't cleaned right?

Gonorrhea is STD: Theoretically yes. But, not in the real world. Most gyno tools are now disposable. There is significant malpractice liability for dirty equipment. Gonorrhea is transmitted by simple private to private part touching even without intercourse. Whatever, if you have gc, please get treated. ...Read more

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Are there any sexually transmitted infections that a dude can have without knowing?

Are there any sexually transmitted infections that a dude can have without knowing?

Absolutely: Most infections have a period of time where you don't have symptoms. For example, with hiv, most patients don't have any symptoms right away. Weeks later, you may have some symptoms which resemble a generic viral illness. Bottom line is, you should get tested. ...Read more

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Can you get/create any kind of STD from anal sex without a condom even if both partners are STDs free?

Can you get/create any kind of STD from anal sex without a condom even if both partners are STDs free?

STDs are infections: No. You cannot get an infection out of thin air. Just because you have a sexual encounter you do not get infected with magic. If both partners are std free then there is no possible way to get an std from that encounter. ...Read more

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What are some ways to stop yeast infections if there are no sexual activity going on?

What are some ways to stop yeast infections if there are no sexual activity going on?

See answer: Yeast infections are truly not sexually transmitted infections. A high sugar concentration in the urine (so eating a lot of carbohydrates and sweets, which can cause a sugary urine, may promote yeast infections (which is why they are more common in diabetics). Antibiotics, can affect the normal balance and cause yeast overgrowth too, so be aware of that. Some women r just more prone than others. ...Read more