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Is it possible to get an STD even if you use a condom every time?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Unlikely, but...

Many things are possible in life.
You can die in a car crash even if your airbag works every time. Condoms are great. They prevent STDs, prevent pregnancies, are relatively inexpensive and free in some places, easy to use, etc... Of course, a condom doesn't cover the entire body. That means an unlucky person could get herpes or syphilis on the skin outside the condom. Pubic lice could travel also.

In brief: Unlikely, but...

Many things are possible in life.
You can die in a car crash even if your airbag works every time. Condoms are great. They prevent STDs, prevent pregnancies, are relatively inexpensive and free in some places, easy to use, etc... Of course, a condom doesn't cover the entire body. That means an unlucky person could get herpes or syphilis on the skin outside the condom. Pubic lice could travel also.
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