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Could i get an STD from someone who has not had sexual relations with another person?

Could i get an STD from someone who has not had sexual relations with another person?

Define std: There are illnesses like hepatitis b that can pass sexually from an active carrier. That person may have never been sexually active. Some sti's are less likely to be acquired without sex, so those would be unlikely in that situation.. ...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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How to have a normal dating life with an STD like herpes?

How to have a normal dating life with an STD like herpes?

Learn the prodrome: Many individuals with genital herpes have prodromal symptoms that let them know an outbreak is coming. It is important to know that lesions, especially if draining, are contagious. Most patients with herpes avoid sexual activity during their outbreaks. If outbreaks are frequent, suppressive medication can be helpful. The use of condoms can decrease transmission rate. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD from having sex with someone who is a virgin?

Can you get an STD from having sex with someone who is a virgin?

Yes: Being a virgin does not mean you can not have an std. Oral sex and petting are ways to transmit std's and kissing for some and blood transfusions, and more. ...Read more

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Can you catch a STD from smoking with someone who has an std?

Can you catch a STD from smoking with someone who has an std?

STDs: Very unlikely. You should stop smoking anyway. Would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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How safe is sex with an HIV positive person?

How safe is sex with an HIV positive person?

HIV is real: Hiv infection is transmitted sexually and in situations where blood is shed. Are you asking this because you do not understand how infections and viruses work? Sex with an HIV positive person can happen with protection. Your question makes very little sense. ...Read more

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How can you approach an STD test with a new partner?

How can you approach an STD test with a new partner?

Simple tell him: That both of you need to be tested I am assuming that you are doing this as precautionary and tell him that if u get tested and he doesn't then no sex. ...Read more

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Would you date someone with herpes?

Would you date someone with herpes?

Everyone else is...: Your question suggests that genital herpes (hsv-2) is the issue. However, would you have an issue with a person with a cold sore (hsv-1)? Believe it or not, there are 8 types of humans herpes viruses that can cause disease. By the time a person reaches adulthood in the US, greater than 75% have herpes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for hsv-1(herpes 1)to show symptoms such as genital sores without prior contact with an infected individual by sexual intercourse? How?

Is it possible for hsv-1(herpes 1)to show symptoms such as genital sores without prior contact with an infected individual by sexual intercourse? How?

Herpes 101 continued: Hsv 1 is the most prevalent herpes virus. It infects about 75% of americans. It is mostly transmitted during childhood from family member to family member. It is not usually transmitted sexually. 90% of people infected never have sores or outbreaks and without the blood test do not know they are infected. Herpes is spread skin to skin or saliva to skin usually. ...Read more

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If a person is infected with STD, will the other sex partner get STD immediately?

If a person is infected with STD,  will the other sex partner get STD immediately?

STD: It depends on what STD it is and if the partner has the STD actively and what type of sexual relation occurs. It may not be passed every time. For instance if one partner has Herpes and has no active lesions it may not be passed. If one finds out a sexual partner has a STD it is always best to be tested or treated. ...Read more

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If neither partner has an STD could you get an STD from anal sex ?

If neither partner has an STD could you get an STD from anal sex ?

Not really, but...: The direct answer is no: if neither partner is infected, nothing can be transmitted to the other one. However, normal bacteria in the rectum can infect a man's urethra, causing discharge and painful urination like gonorrhea or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). Also, minor injury to the anus or rectum can cause symptoms similar to those of some STDs. ...Read more

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Have you ever gotten the STD trichomoniasis without having sex with an infected person?

Have you ever gotten the STD trichomoniasis without having sex with an infected person?

Not documented: Many subjects with std/trichomoniasis deny posiibility that they were infected, but they were. Similar to children & many perpetrators deny guilt & many of them may enen believe in their own innocence. ...Read more

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Can you receive HIV from having sex with someone who isn't infected without a condom?

Can you receive HIV from having sex with someone who isn't infected without a condom?

No: For you to acquire infection from someone, they have to be infected. Infections are caused by tiny living organisms, usually viruses or bacteria that are living in the body. If the person isn't infected those creatures are not present so can't be transferred to you. But there are other infections besides HIV and there's also no way to know for sure your that partner is not infected. Use protection. ...Read more

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Doctor please can a man who is HIV positive get marriage with non infected woman or infected woman and give birth to a child who is HIV negative?

Doctor please can a man who is HIV positive get marriage with non infected woman or infected woman and give birth to a child who is HIV negative?

HIV : Yes. Absolutely. Even in nigeria the medical specialist know how to assist you in this situation. There are almost no babies being born any more with hiv. The male being on HIV medications and having the virus be suppressed fully will help you get to this miracle. ...Read more

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Can an uninfected person transmit hepatitis b, c. That is someone with no hepatitis and transfers it to someone by sexual relation (vaginal or anal).?

Can an uninfected person transmit hepatitis b, c. That is someone with no hepatitis and transfers it to someone by sexual relation (vaginal or anal).?

No: In order to transmit the disease, it;s required that one person already have the disease. One person must be already infected to transmit to someone else. An uninfected person cannot transmit the disease in any way. ...Read more

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Would you date someone with an ostomy?

Would you date someone with an ostomy?

Why not?: You may need one at some point yourself. ...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