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How can a woman prevent STD if she has sex with another woman?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: Good question

Genito-oral transmission of STDs + mouth to mouth well recognized.
Mutual masturbation is always safe. Know your partner for prolonged period of time. Avoid cunnilingus in presence of any but clear vaginal discharge. Know that partner has tested STD negative 10 - 12 weeks after sex with another person. Otherwise UR always at risk. Wish you well.

In brief: Good question

Genito-oral transmission of STDs + mouth to mouth well recognized.
Mutual masturbation is always safe. Know your partner for prolonged period of time. Avoid cunnilingus in presence of any but clear vaginal discharge. Know that partner has tested STD negative 10 - 12 weeks after sex with another person. Otherwise UR always at risk. Wish you well.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: Safer sex

Same as for any other person, the best way to protect from stds is thru practicing safer sex.
For lesbian couples that would entail using latex dental dams or slit open condoms for any oral to gentile or genital to genital contact. Condoms can be used on any sex toys, and latex gloves can be worn for any digital to genital contact if desired.

In brief: Safer sex

Same as for any other person, the best way to protect from stds is thru practicing safer sex.
For lesbian couples that would entail using latex dental dams or slit open condoms for any oral to gentile or genital to genital contact. Condoms can be used on any sex toys, and latex gloves can be worn for any digital to genital contact if desired.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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