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Can two faithful people start up an std? It has to start somewhere right?

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In brief: STI

Sexually transmitted illnesses require intimate contact to be transmitted.
That said, particularly in males, these infections can be completely without symptoms for long periods of time- long enough for 1 relationship to end & another begin. Regular screening, especially when starting a new relationship, is always a good idea.

In brief: STI

Sexually transmitted illnesses require intimate contact to be transmitted.
That said, particularly in males, these infections can be completely without symptoms for long periods of time- long enough for 1 relationship to end & another begin. Regular screening, especially when starting a new relationship, is always a good idea.
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
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Dr. Yash Khanna
If your question is that a couple who have monogmous relationship and there is no cheating and both have and never had a STD.Then the answer is you can not start a sexually transmitted disease.
Dr. Edward Smith
Both answers are correct and complementary.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

An infection does not start from nothing.
Someone has to get it from somewhere. If one person has an std when neither previously did not, then, by definition, one of the two were not faithful - plain and simple.

In brief: No

An infection does not start from nothing.
Someone has to get it from somewhere. If one person has an std when neither previously did not, then, by definition, one of the two were not faithful - plain and simple.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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