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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 herpes from a towel?

Can you get herpes from a towel?

Herpes : Herpes is not easy to catch. It has to be skin to skin or fluid to skin carrying the virus. It is not transmitted by towels, toilet seats etc. Hope that helps you not be worried. ...Read more

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Can you get hpv from sharing a towel?

Can you get hpv from sharing a towel?

No: This is very unlikely. It is generally felt that the virus is not stable enough to survive with any veracity in such an environment. ...Read more

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Can you get or give an STI from a handjob?

Can you get or give an STI from a handjob?

Unlikely: Herpes can occur on any skin service, but unlikely. Also, washing hands would help. ...Read more

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Can you get STD by sharing a towel ?

Can you get STD by sharing a towel
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No: It would be very unlikely to get an std from sharing a towel, although some bacteria and viruses can live on objects for at least a short time. ...Read more

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Can you get vaginitis from sharing a toilet?

Can you get vaginitis from sharing a toilet?

Not likely: Vaginitis comes from intrusive events in the vagina - such as a penis, retained urine, toilet tissue, mucous, menstrual discharge, foreign body. Sitting on a toilet does not expose the inside of your vagina to infection. ...Read more

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Can you get a STD from kissing?

Can you get a STD from kissing?

Yes, but...: There are some stds that could be transmitted that way if you were kissing someone with an oral std, but this is not a common way for them to be spread. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD from using a gym shower?

Can you get an STD from using a gym shower?

That depends...: ...On what you do in the shower. You won't get one from showering alone. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD from using a public restroom?

Can you get an STD from using a public restroom?

STD: It is very unlikely. To my knowledge there have been no known cases of someone contracting an STD from a public restroom. ...Read more

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Can I get an STD by sharing a cigarette?

Can I get an STD by sharing a cigarette?

NO: Generally speaking, no. But if the person you share cigarette has cold blisters on his/her lips or anywhere in the mouth, (herpes infection (type1), you can get herpes from the person. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could get an STI from sharing a razor?

Can you tell me if i could get an STI from sharing a razor?

Doubtful: There should bo no reason to get an std from a razor. The rare instance would be if shaving the pubic region in an area with open herpes sores getting the virus on the razor ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from sharing a cigarrette?

Can you get herpes from sharing a cigarrette?

Its possible: If the other person has a cold sore you could pick up the virus on your mouth or lips. ...Read more

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Can you get gonorrhea from sharing a cigarette?

Can you get gonorrhea from sharing a cigarette?

No: If you had unprotected sex with that person you can get it. Also, if you performed unprotected oral sex on a male partner with it you can get a gonoccal throat infection, but not from sharing a cigarette. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD from being fingered?

Can you get an STD from being fingered?

Yes: Herpetic Whitlow (Herpes on the fingers) is contagious and can be transmitted directly. If you have reason to believe that you have been infected you should see a physician diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV from stepping a condom?

Can you get HIV from stepping a condom?

No: There wold have to be a break in your skin on your foot with contact with a condom that contained viable hiv. Stepping on a condom really isn't a form of HIV transmission. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more