How can I avoid getting sexually transmitted infections during pregnancy?

No sex OR Safe sex. Practice as safe of sex as you can. Condoms every time, less risky behaviors (i.e. Multiple partners, anal sex, unprotected sex, etc...) and protect yourself with condoms every time. Also get good prenatal care with usual testing for fetus and you, and get frequent std testing.

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With several sexually transmitted diseases during pregnancy, what could happen to the child?

Variable risk. Std's have variable effect on nbns.Syphillis could cause miscarriage, major damage or be unrecognized for years in baby.(with devistating consequences) HIV is an obvious problem, with long term effects. Chlamydia can cause eye infections & pneumonia, gc can cause eye damage.Hpv vocal cord nodules or skin lesions, herpes=cavitary degeneration of the newborn brain, retardation or death.Others also! Read more...

Where in the world is the most likely place to get sexually transmitted infections and HIV?

Anywhere. The most common would be in countries in which sexual promiscuity is rampant and where HIV often goes untreated so that viral loads are quite high. Read more...
Several areas. Africa is endemic, but South Florida (Palm Beach and south) has the United States highest concentration of HIV infected individuals. Read more...
STD spares no area. Anywhere in the world is a potential place for STD with unsafe sex . The appearance or hygienic habit of a partner does not provide prediction. Obviously sex workers would be the most likely transmitter . Usually the poorer the area, the less selective are the sex workers, the more likely you are going to contract STD (Africa, SE Asia etc) 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...

When are you most in jeopardy for getting " sexually transmitted infections"?

When partner has it. Statistically, young females 15-24 have the highest incidence of stds. As for an individual, you are most susceptable is when your partner has active infections, and also if you are not healthy your body is not able to fight the infections off once you contracted it. So, always practice cautions. An ounce of precention is worth a pound of cure. Stay safe..Consult your doc..Good luck. Read more...

Hello I need to know if a urinary infection is the result of a sexually transmitted disease?

UTI versus STD. A good medical provider that you trust should be safe to discuss all of your concerns and your recent history...Including your sexual history. But, along with the urine culture that must be happening, the provider can also test for common stds that can also cause the symptoms of a uti. Read more...