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Can You Get A Sexually Transmitted Disease Even If You Practice Monogamy
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
Only herpes: In general, stds can only be acquired from someone who acquired them sexually from someone else. The only exception is herpes: hsv-1 usually causes cold sores and can occur in people who've never had sex. But it can cause genital outbreaks, especially in someone who gets infected for the first time. So it's possible for a "virgin" with a cold sore to give genital herpes to someone else. ...Read more
My first sexual partner was a virgin and so was I and we were both clean. Can I still get a sexually transmitted disease?
Depends: This depends on how honest they are,how you/they define virgin & sexually transmitted disease. There are infections that can pass sexually that are not considered front line STI's, like hepatitis,flu, mono. There are partner sexual acts that many don't consider "sex".A given male hot on the trail of some sexual conquest may say anything to get the "prize". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can one get infected by a sexually transmitted disease if one ingests bodily fluids from an infected person?
Yes.... sort of: Oral sex is one way to pass std. Herpes, hpv and syphilis are passed by mouth to skin contact. Gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV are examples of disease passed by fluids. Ingesting the fluid though is not the issue. The fluid coming into contact with the tissue of the mouth and throat are how infections occur. ...Read more
Can you get trichinosis not by just sex? My obgyn said no its only a sexually transmitted disease but i read online you can get it on toilet seats
Trichomoniasis: Theoretically it is possible to pick up trich from a toilet seat but this would be extremely improbable. The human genital tract is the only known habitat for this species. I agree with your OB. ...Read more
I"m 16yr old boy,2yrs back i had wore my sister's,mom's,aunt's USED bras.now will anyone of us get sexually transmitted disease,AIDS,or other diseases?
My doctor said trich is only a sexually transmitted disease and you can only get it by having sex with someone who has it is that true?
Is it possible to get eye herpes or other sexually transmitted disease from getting infected semen in your eye?
Too many to cover: There are more than a dozen separate illnesses that can be passed through sexual contact. Some are more prevalent than others and some produce major problems and some only a few. If you have a question about a specific std, please start over with any relevant information and specify the type you are interested in.Questions are not linked. ...Read more
Antibiotics: The only sexually transmitted diseases that can be cured are caused by bacteria or parasites and can be treated with antibiotics. The drug depends on the disease. Std's caused by viruses cannot be curred with medication. Your body's immune system must clear them. Existing drugs will only otherwise suppress their effects. ...Read more
Demerits?: You mean what's bad about them? Well...They're disease for one thing. And they're also sexually transmitted, which means you can give them to other people, including people you might care about. I could go on, but it doesn't seem necessary to specify why it's not good to have sexually transmitted diseases, and there's certainly nothing good about them. ...Read more
Testing: You did not list symptoms or exposure history. Even if you did, you need a local evaluation to confirm or exclude this collection of diagnoses. Only with a review of exposure history, exam and testing can this be answered with confidence. ...Read more
STD: Your question is rather unclear. What symptoms do you have and what disease do you suspect. There may be circumstances in which men may not display overt symptoms of some illnesses, but need to know what you are worried about. Rephrase question. ...Read more
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