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Are there ways to catch STDs without intercourse?
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
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In brief: Sure
Yes, stds can be spread by any form of sexual contact.
For instance, you can get gonorrhea in your throat from oral sex (a lovely thought in the morning). Many other stds are spread from simple skin-to-skin contact or contact with infected body secretions and certainly those things apply to other forms of sexual contact.

In brief: Sure
Yes, stds can be spread by any form of sexual contact.
For instance, you can get gonorrhea in your throat from oral sex (a lovely thought in the morning). Many other stds are spread from simple skin-to-skin contact or contact with infected body secretions and certainly those things apply to other forms of sexual contact.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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In brief: No
Stds are defined as sexually transmitted diseases and are transmitted via sexual intercourse of any type.

In brief: No
Stds are defined as sexually transmitted diseases and are transmitted via sexual intercourse of any type.
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