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Do you think spouses who gave STD to their spouse should be considered a criminal?

I mean a spouse gives an STD to his/her spouse after an affair… the spouse who go the disease has no idea his/her spouse had sex with someone else, so s/he sleeps with their cheating spouse, then it’s transmitted. What are your thoughts on this, do you think it should be considered a crime? I meant, “the spouse who GOT the disease” yeah I heard […]

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Can the baby get the STD from a vaginal birth?

Being the person already has STD, will she have to have a C section to have the baby not get the std.

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What are the chances of a male getting an STD by receiving unprotected oral sex?

What are the chances of a male getting an STD by receiving unprotected oral sex? Assuming he is healthy, no other infections or diseases, no cuts or sores etc. Many sources simply say it is possible to transmit STDs via oral sex so you must use a condom. I am interested in a more detailed profile of the risk involved for a male receiving from […]

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What are the legal implications of knowingly passing on STD’s?

If someone knows they have an STD such as herpes and they do not let the people they are sleeping with know and they contract it. What are the rights of the people who contract it without knowing the person who they slept with was infected?

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What are the chances of someone using a condom and still getting a STD?

I want to be more educated on sex and the risks of having sex because no one has ever taught me about safe sex and the risks [I am 16]. Most of it seems like common sense. I have found most of what I need to know on line but I am just curious if using a condom to protect yourself from a STD is […]

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How soon can you experience genital herpes blisters after exposure?

I had sex with my boyfriend for the first time the other day. Within 24hours I had these small pimple like bumps. I’m going to get it checked this weekend but I just want to know do blisters happen that quickly after exposure? If it is does that mean I contracted the virus from him?

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Is there any possible way to have contracted an STD without contracting it sexually?

I know some of you will consider this a stupid question, but im just curious. A doctor did tell me that you can contract herpes and crabs through touching a towel or even a toilet seat that has been touched by someones infected area. Is it possible, since most STD’s are a form of bacteria, to catch things like chlamydia, gonorrhea, or syphilis from unsanitary […]

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Hepatitis C Symptoms

Hepatitis C causes inflammation of the liver and is the most common chronic liver condition in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there were approximately 30,000 new cases of Hepatitis C in the U.S. in 2014. Unlike Hepatitis A and B, there is not a vaccine for Hepatitis C. While it is most commonly transmitted through blood transfusions, it can […]

Herpes Type 1 and Type 2 Symptoms

Herpes is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Herpes simplex type 1 refers to oral herpes (though it can be transmitted to the genitals through oral contact). Herpes simplex type 2 refers to genital herpes. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in six Americans between the ages of 14 and 49 have genital herpes. Unprotected vaginal, […]

HIV Symptoms

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) weakens the body’s immune system, making it vulnerable to disease and infection. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 1.2 million people have HIV in the United States. The good news is, the rate of new cases has decreased 19% in the last decade. Like other sexually transmitted diseases, HIV can be transmitted by vaginal and anal sex. It […]

STD Symptoms in Men

While many STDs present mild or no symptoms in both men and women, it is important for men to recognize the potential signs of infection. Commonly, men first recognize a possible STD because of sores or rashes on or around the genitals, unusual discharge from the penis, or itching or discomfort in the genital area. Symptoms can take a few days or a few weeks […]

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Your Neighbor on Jul 14, 2017

STDs in Gay and Bisexual Men

There are a variety of reasons that men who have sex with men (MSM), regardless […]

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Your Neighbor on Jun 30, 2017

Is it Possible to be a Virgin with an STD?

The short answer is yes, it is possible to be a virgin with STD. However, […]

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Your Neighbor on Jun 07, 2017

Young People Account for Most New STD Infections

According to the CDC, young people between the ages 15-24 account for 50% of all […]

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