The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

What does 'Sexually Transmitted Diseases' mean?

Find out what Sexually Transmitted Diseases means. Sexually Transmitted Diseases is explained by Tina L. Quick - author of The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Diseases which are passed from person to person through intimate contact and are among the most common infectious diseases today.

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"...If you are planning on being sexually active, be certain that your partner is in agreement and not coerced into it (consensual) and take proper precautions to prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or unwanted pregnancy, i.e. use birth control and condoms. Sexually transmitted diseases are diseases which are passed from person to person through intimate contact and are among the most common infectious diseases today. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 20 different STDs have been identified, and ..."
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"... infection can also be spread through contact with blood during sexual activity. Not all STDs can be cured, but all can be prevented. - Prevention of STDs - The best way to prevent STDs is to avoid sexual contact with others. According to eMedicineHealth.com if people decide to become ..."
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"... prevented. - Prevention of STDs - The best way to prevent STDs is to avoid sexual contact with others. According to eMedicineHealth.com if people decide to become sexually active, they can reduce the risk of developing an STD in these ways: ▪ Be in a monogamous relationship (both ..."
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"... others' only sexual partner). ▪ Delay having sexual relations as long as possible. The younger people are when they become sexually active, the higher the lifetime risk for contracting an STD. The risk also increases with the number of sexual partners. ▪ Correctly and consistently ..."
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"... partners. ▪ Correctly and consistently use a male latex condom, even if you are using a spermicidal. The spermicidal nonoxynol-9, once thought to protect against STDs as well as to prevent pregnancy, has been proven to be ineffective for disease prevention. Do not rely on it. ▪ Have ..."
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"... to prevent pregnancy, has been proven to be ineffective for disease prevention. Do not rely on it. ▪ Have regular checkups. ▪ Learn the symptoms of STDs. ▪ Avoid having sex during menstruation. (HIV is passed more easily at this time.) ▪ Avoid anal intercourse or use a condom. ..."

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