Ways in which STDs are spread

There are many ways to transmit sexually transmitted diseases or infections from one person to another. Here are the most common ways and what STDs are most frequently spread these ways:

1. Oral sex on a male or a female - examples of STDs that can be contracted this way are HPV, syphilis, throat Chlamydia, herpes, and throat gonorrhea.

2. Vaginal sex - people who engage in vaginal sex with an infected partner are likely to contract any of the following: Hepatitis B, crabs, Chlamydia, scabies, syphilis, herpes, HIV, trichomoniasis, and HPV.

 


3. Anal sex - STDs that can be contracted are crabs, scabies, herpes, HPV, Chlamydia, Hepatitis B, HIV, gonorrhea, and syphilis.

4. Anilingus - if you perform this sex act with an infected partner, you can be at risk of Hepatitis A, giardiasis, amebiasis, shigellosis, and cryptosporidiosis.

Protection and testing

So, everyone is advised to always use protection when engaging in any kind of sexual activity so as to minimize the risks of getting afflicted with all these STDs.

It is also important to get tested regularly to keep yourselves updated on your sexual health.

You can use a rapid STD test kit by STD Rapid Test Kits to test for STDs efficiently, fast, and accurately.