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What is the safest and most effective way to have sex and avoid an std?

What is the safest and most effective way to have sex and avoid an std?

Monogamy : Use a condom while in a monogamous relationship with someone you trust who has been previously tested. ...Read more

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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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Are STDs only spread when you have sex?

Are STDs only spread when you have sex?

Usually: Most stds are spread by oral, vaginal, or anal sex. Because most stds are also blood-borne, however, they can also be spread via blood contact with an open wound. ...Read more

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Okay, so 2 virgins have sex together is it possible to get an STD or something of the like?

Okay, so 2 virgins have sex together is it possible to get an STD or something of the like?

No STD w/o contact: You must have some sort of sexual contact to pass an std from one person to another. This does not only mean vaginal intercourse though. Some stds are passed by transmitting fluid from one to another. Others are passed by skin to skin contact. Penile, vaginal, anal, oral or even touching the genitals is required to pass an std. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have sex with someone with a sti/std does that mean you definitely have caught it?

I'm just wondering, if you have sex with someone with a sti/std does that mean you definitely have caught it?

Not definitely: However we advise treatment for all who have had sex with an std positive partner as a sensible precaution & to prevent further spread of the disease. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD if you have sex while you're on your period?

Can you get an STD if you have sex while you're on your period?

Yes.: Menstruation provides no protection against spreading a sexually transmitted disease. Condoms are the most effective way, but nothing is 100% sure. ...Read more

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Creamy sticky texture of white clumps when I have sex. I don't get my normal clear wet. What can this be? I have no STDs

Creamy sticky texture of white clumps when I have sex. I don't get my normal clear wet. What can this be? I have no STDs

Unprotected sex: Can lead to an accumulation of sperm and spermatic fluid within the vagina. It has no where to exit except the way it came in. Also, sex alone without enough lubrication can cause a sluffing off of the epithelial layer of the vagina. Both things can look like whitish clumpy discharge.Usually not itchy unless you get antibodies to the sperm. Using condoms can protect against the discharge ; std's. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more