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Is sexual education successful in preventing stds?

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Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

As with any area of health care, being well informed of risks & ways to modify behavior to avoid illness is crucial.
Learning how std's are transmitted, what symptoms to be aware of & how to prevent them is very important.Likewise, learning how to seek care & treatment for std's is needed.After being diagnosed with an std people receive re-education which has proven to reduce further transmission.

In brief: Yes

As with any area of health care, being well informed of risks & ways to modify behavior to avoid illness is crucial.
Learning how std's are transmitted, what symptoms to be aware of & how to prevent them is very important.Likewise, learning how to seek care & treatment for std's is needed.After being diagnosed with an std people receive re-education which has proven to reduce further transmission.
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
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Dr. C Julio Aponte
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

Safer sex has prevented millions of std's including HIV aids best demonstration was in thailand .
New recruits in the army were giving sex education and the rates of HIV went down dramatically in addition it has prevented teen pregnancy in many countries. Teens have more sex in most places, but less std and HIV than in the us puritan thinking has prevented sex education and condom use in usa.

In brief: Yes

Safer sex has prevented millions of std's including HIV aids best demonstration was in thailand .
New recruits in the army were giving sex education and the rates of HIV went down dramatically in addition it has prevented teen pregnancy in many countries. Teens have more sex in most places, but less std and HIV than in the us puritan thinking has prevented sex education and condom use in usa.
Dr. C Julio Aponte
Dr. C Julio Aponte
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