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Can you get a sexually transmitted disease even if you practice monogamy?

Can you get a sexually transmitted disease even if you practice monogamy?

Not uisually: But that means that your partner is also monogamous (something that is hard to guarantee - no pun intended), and that they did not bring an std into the relationship from prior activities. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

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


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Can you get a sexually transmitted disease from sharing utensils?

Can you get a sexually transmitted disease from sharing utensils?

STD: Std spreads due to body fluid transmission and unlikely to spread sharing clean utensils. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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

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

Sexual contact: Depends on the infection - but often through oral, anal or vaginal sex. ...Read more

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Can my girlfriend or I get a sexually transmitted disease if we never had sex?

Can my girlfriend or I get a sexually transmitted disease if we never had sex?

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

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My first sexual partner was a virgin and so was I and we were both clean. Can I still get a sexually transmitted disease?

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 more

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Can i get sexually transmitted disease from oral sex?

Can i get sexually transmitted disease from oral sex?

Yes: All you need to get a std is genital contact and the germ. The germ can figure out what it wants to infect, and oral sex can end up passing some mean ones. ...Read more

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Can one get infected by a sexually transmitted disease if one ingests bodily fluids from an infected person?

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

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Can u still get sexually transmitted disease if u have had ur cervix removed?

Yes: You will not be able to get pregnant but a sexually transmitted disease is sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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?

True: While the organisms can survive for a period of time in the environment there is no proven role for transmission in this manner. Bear in mind that the infection can be without symptoms in most men and up to 50% of women. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get eye herpes or other sexually transmitted disease from getting infected semen in your eye?

Is it possible to get eye herpes or other sexually transmitted disease from getting infected semen in your eye?

Yes: Although to my knowledge that study has never been performed. It would seem likely that exposure of a mucous membrane such as the eye to infected semen could result in transmission of disease. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about sexually transmitted disease?

Can you tell me about sexually transmitted disease?

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

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What are the medicines that can cure sexually transmitted disease?

What are the medicines that can cure sexually transmitted disease?

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

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How do you know if you have a sexually transmitted disease from your partner?

Signs symptoms test: Depends on gender. Discharge, bloody mucous, pain, irritation, burning on urination, known exposure to an std, or a positive test. Some std may not have signs or symptoms. If you suspect you've got one, see your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

No: But some women are prone to bladder infections caused by e.Coli associated with intercourse. ...Read more

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What are the demerits of sexually transmitted disease?

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

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I got a sexually transmitted disease?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I got a sexually transmitted disease?

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

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Is there a sexually transmitted disease that man carry, and only women show signs of?

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

Monogamy (Definition)

The practice or condition of having a single sexual partner during ...Read more