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Can I get an STD if I have sex in a hot tub?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: YES

It is the sexual partner not the water. You sound concerned; please don't take chances if you are uncomfortable.

In brief: YES

It is the sexual partner not the water. You sound concerned; please don't take chances if you are uncomfortable.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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Dr. Martin Raff
You can get an STD having sex anywhere. If you are concerned that your partner may have this, get checked ASAP. The earlier you diagnose and treat STDs the more effective the outcome.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes, the hot water does nothing to help protect you.
The hot tub has no effect on your risk of getting pregnant or getting an std.

In brief: Yes

Yes, the hot water does nothing to help protect you.
The hot tub has no effect on your risk of getting pregnant or getting an std.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: Yes,

the hot tub is not protective against STDs.

In brief: Yes,

the hot tub is not protective against STDs.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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