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

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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 the same as using a condom to prevent getting pregnant. Is there still an equal chance that you can get a STD? What are the chances of someone using a condom and still getting a STD? Thanks!



September 22nd, 2020 at 5:54 pm

there is no warranty that you are 100 percent free from STD even if you are always using a condom. The condom is only a protection. the possibility of wrongly usage or leak is still possible to happen. In Chlamydia, gonorrhea and genital herpes case…you still possible to get infected since those STD can be transmitted through oral, anal and vaginal contact

February 12th, 2014 at 2:24pm

There is ALWAYS the chance. Herpes and HPV are from skin to skin contact and a condom doesn’t cover every area of a man or woman. Condoms REDUCE the risk. These std’s can also be spread through oral sex.

The best prevention of course is abstinence…next to each partner getting tested and a clear STD history the chance for std’s will always be there.

August 28th, 2014 at 3:31pm

About 97% Trust me on this!

June 30th, 2015 at 7:48pm


It will be as effective as preventing STD as it’s preventing pregnancy.

Just use them carefully and follow the lovely diagrams on the leaflet lol

August 13th, 2016 at 12:25pm

There is always a possibility of getting an STD with a condom, but chances are very small.

December 23rd, 2017 at 12:47pm

If you use a condom correctly 100% of the time pretty much the only thing your at risk for is herpes..Trust me on this, I don’t know what some of these other people are talking about but that’s why they make condoms for protection

October 20th, 2019 at 3:03am

There is always a risk of infection during intercourse, less though with a condom…

December 12th, 2020 at 9:29pm

Condoms will reduce your risk but as with pregnancy it is not a guarenteed prevention. There may still be every chance of getting an STD such as herpes.

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