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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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Is a person obligated to tell past and future lovers that they are infected with a serious STD?

It seems like telling potential lovers that you are infected with a serious STD would hinder the chances of ever getting laid again.

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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 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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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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Is a person obligated to tell past and future lovers that they are infected with a serious STD?

It seems like telling potential lovers that you are infected with a serious STD would hinder the chances of ever getting laid again.

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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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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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STD Symptoms Database

Trichomoniasis Symptoms

Trichomoniasis (commonly referred to as “Trich”) is caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis. It is the most common curable STD with 3.7 million people infected in the United States. Of those 3.7 million, only about 30% present any symptoms. Trichomoniasis is transmitted through penis-vaginal intercourse between men and women or vulva-to-vulva contact between women. It is rarely transmitted between men. Common Symptoms of Trichomoniasis In […]

Chlamydia Symptoms

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis and can be transmitted by vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Chlamydia usually does not present symptoms in either men or women. If symptoms do appear, they typically manifest themselves 1­3 weeks after exposure to the bacteria. There are a range of common and uncommon symptoms that you might experience. Symptoms in Women […]

Common STD Myths

Unfortunately, because many people are hesitant to talk with their healthcare providers about Sexually Transmitted Diseases, many myths are prevalent. Here are some of the most common myths and the facts behind them. Myth #1You can’t get an STD from oral sex Fact: While there is little to no risk of transmitting HIV via oral sex, other STDs can be transmitted through oral sexual contact. […]

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, […]

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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. However, it all depends on how you define virginity. Virginity […]

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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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