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Can I get an STD by being coughed on by a infected person?

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Dr. Anthony Rooklin
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Sexually transmitted diseases are transmitted by sexual activity.
You would not get these diseases by being coughed on by an infected person.

In brief: No

Sexually transmitted diseases are transmitted by sexual activity.
You would not get these diseases by being coughed on by an infected person.
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: No

No, there are no stds that are spread by coughing.
Only through contact with infected skin or infected body fluids.

In brief: No

No, there are no stds that are spread by coughing.
Only through contact with infected skin or infected body fluids.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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