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Can I have a sexually transmitted infection, if I used a condom?

Yes. If the condom broke, if there was an area at the base of the penis not covered by the condom. But generally speaking these are a highly effective means of preventing stds. Read more...

Is there a difference between a sexually transmitted infection and a sexually transmitted disease?

Former causes Latter. A sexually transmitted disease is the manifestation of a sexually transmitted infection. The infection causes the signs, symptoms, and short and long term effects of disease. The disease is named for the agent that causes the infection. I hope this helps. Read more...

Is molliscusm contagiosm a sexually transmitted infection? Is it forever? Or does it come and go like herpes?

Yes, no, and no. MC is mostly a childhood infection, transmitted by saliva in toddlers, mostly on the face. Cases in young adults usually are in the genital area, groin, etc and are sexually acquired from infected partners. MC is a harmless inconvenience with no serious complications. It clears in a few months and rarely recurs. Treatment can speed healing; see a doctor, preferably dermatologist or STD specialist. Read more...

Some parabasalids can cause human infections? Trichomonas is the one that causes a sexually transmitted infection?

Yes to both. The parabasalids are currently divided into 10 orders. The trichomonads have one group of 4-6 flagella, one of which is attached to the side of the cell and often forms an undulating membrane. Many are found in vertebrate hosts, including trichomonas vaginalis, which causes a sexually transmitted disease in humans. Read more...