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Who is more leaky to catch an STD during sex, men or women?

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Dr. Brian Hoffman
Dentistry

In brief: Women

But, just because the studies show this, does not mean men should be engaging in risky sex.

In brief: Women

But, just because the studies show this, does not mean men should be engaging in risky sex.
Dr. Brian Hoffman
Dr. Brian Hoffman
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: Women

By and large, because women (in a traditional setting of penile-vaginal intercourse type sex) are the 'receptors' and have secretions deposited inside them, they are more likely to obtain infections than men.
This is especially true for things like hiv.

In brief: Women

By and large, because women (in a traditional setting of penile-vaginal intercourse type sex) are the 'receptors' and have secretions deposited inside them, they are more likely to obtain infections than men.
This is especially true for things like hiv.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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