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Can STDs affect people at any age?

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Dr. Lane Childs
Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Age alone does not protect one from infections.

In brief: Yes

Age alone does not protect one from infections.
Dr. Lane Childs
Dr. Lane Childs
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

There are several that can pass from mother to her baby during pregnancy or delivery.
They can also pass to an infant, child or pre-teen from sexual exploitation. They can also infect someone older .

In brief: Yes

There are several that can pass from mother to her baby during pregnancy or delivery.
They can also pass to an infant, child or pre-teen from sexual exploitation. They can also infect someone older .
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: YES

Any one who has had sexual contact, can be infected with an std.
That includes babies and children who are sexually abused. Up to 2-3 percent of sexually abuse children will test positive for gonorrhea or chlamydia.

In brief: YES

Any one who has had sexual contact, can be infected with an std.
That includes babies and children who are sexually abused. Up to 2-3 percent of sexually abuse children will test positive for gonorrhea or chlamydia.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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