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Can you lose a leg from sex or STD?

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Can you lose a leg from sex or STD (sexually transmitted disease)?



April 28th, 2023 at 8:18 pm

No, it is not possible to lose a leg from having sex or contracting an STD. However, some STDs can cause serious health problems if left untreated, and in rare cases, certain infections can lead to complications that may result in amputation.

April 29th, 2023 at 4:15am

Which rare cases, which "std", can you name the scenario?

May 2nd, 2023 at 1:47pm

We are talking about an extreme situation now, but syphilis could be one.

As long as syphilis itself does not typically lead to amputation of limbs. However, if left untreated, syphilis can cause severe damage to the body, including the nervous system, which can lead to a condition called neurosyphilis. Neurosyphilis can cause various neurological symptoms, including muscle weakness and paralysis, which could potentially impact mobility and require amputation if left untreated for a prolonged period. However, it is important to note that neurosyphilis is a rare complication, and early detection and treatment of syphilis with antibiotics can prevent its progression to this stage.

Definitely it would be recommended to get tested. You can do it online and fully anonymously.

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