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How do you get an std?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
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In brief: Sexually transmitted

A sexually transmitted disease is spread by having sex.
They key thing for people to remember is that sex, may include oral to genital, anal to genital, genital to genital contact or even hand to genital contact. All of those types of contact can spread stds. Contact with infected skin or secretions can spread the disease.

In brief: Sexually transmitted

A sexually transmitted disease is spread by having sex.
They key thing for people to remember is that sex, may include oral to genital, anal to genital, genital to genital contact or even hand to genital contact. All of those types of contact can spread stds. Contact with infected skin or secretions can spread the disease.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Unprotected Sex

Std stand for sexually transmitted disease so any exchange of body fluids during sex can cause transmission.
The only surefire way to avoid getting an std, is to avoid sex with anyone who is carrying a transmissible disease.

In brief: Unprotected Sex

Std stand for sexually transmitted disease so any exchange of body fluids during sex can cause transmission.
The only surefire way to avoid getting an std, is to avoid sex with anyone who is carrying a transmissible disease.
Dr. Barry Browne
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