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Statistically abstinence does not completely prevent sexually transmitted diseases, why?

Other contact or lie. Well, some people say they are abstinent and arent. I have teens who are pregnany ever month who swear they are having sex. Ooops! also, some people say they are not sexually active because they only have oral (or anal or other) sex, which is still a risk for spread of stds. For instance, 75% of sexually active teen girls with hpv genital lesions have hpv in their mouth! oral sex spreads hpv. Read more...
Definition of Sex. When people are asked what abstinence means, their answers range from no penetration or oral sex up to "anal is ok, just not vaginal sex". Given that the definition is in doubt, it's not unexpected that stds can still occur in abstaining people via oral sex, mutual masturbation or even anal penetration. Read more...

What is the best way to eradicate sexually transmitted diseases globally?

Less screwing around. Less screwing around promiscuously, less drug use, which indirectly causes the first, but with needle sharing, causes transmission itself. Better education does not appear to work. I'm sure my colleagues will tear me apart for this. And finally, we need to get rid of the selling of sex to young children, by way of the media. Read more...

How to prevent getting sexually transmitted infections? It will be my first time.

Barrier protection. If you will have sex. Know your partners past. Been promiscuous? Important point. If you will have sex than a condom for the male is essential. Read more...

Can douching after sex prevent sexually transmitted infections?

Not likely. It is possible, but not likely. Once a bacteria or virus have been transmitted, physical douching will not likely dislodge them. Safe sex practices, especially condom use, are the best strategies to prevent stis. Read more...