1: What does STD mean?


STD means


Sexually

Transmitted

Disease


It is a group of diseases that, as its name suggests, are transmitted through sexual activities.


2: Who can get infected with STDs?


STDs can infect literally anyone. Whether you are a woman, a man, a teen, or an adult, you can contract STDs if you are not careful.


3: Are there other ways to contract STDs, aside from sex?


Yes, here are the other transmission methods:


- use of contaminted drug paraphernalia

- use of contaminated tattooing or piercing equipment

- from an STD-infected pregnant woman to her child

- direct contact with an open cut or wound of an infected person

- exposure to contaminated blood or organs


4: What is the best way to protect against STDs?


There are many different precautionary measures you can observe to protect against STDs. Here they are:


- use protection all the time

- abstain

- be in a mutually monogamous relationship

- get STD tested regularly