STD transmission

  1. Can I get a STD from bed sheets

    Can I get a STD from bed sheets
    Getting an STD from contaminated bed sheets Although the chances of getting an STD from a surface such as contaminated bed sheets are low, it is still possible. The most common STDs that can live outside the body of the host, for several days, are hepatitis, HIV, herpes, and HPV. What they have in common, is that they are all viruses. Provided that you cannot see them you should always clean the surfaces, with which other people interacted. Another category... → Continue reading
  2. Pooping during sex and STD transmission

    Pooping during sex and STD transmission
    Can someone get an infection through infected feces? In short, yes. You can get an infection through contact with infected feces. However, the ingestion of the pathogen is required. Therefore, you cannot get an infection by touching infected feces. Make sure you wash properly with water and soap. But what if you have already touched your mouth and potentially ingested a pathogen? Main routes of disease transmission There are seven main routes of disease transmission, according to WHO: Air... → Continue reading
  3. Can children transmit an STD by hugging you?

    Can children transmit an STD by hugging you?
    Shortly, the answer is no. Children cannot transmit a sexually transmitted disease (STD) by hugging you, and neither do adults. The only way children can acquire an STD is through their mother, during pregnancy and delivery. However, nobody can get or transmit an STD through hugging. STDs are different diseases that spread in various ways. What they have in common is that they are all transmissible through unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex. In this article, we will focus... → Continue reading
  4. Can fingering with dirty nails cause an STD?

    Can fingering with dirty nails cause an STD?
    Fingering is something most people do as part of sex or as the principal sexual act. Most of the time, fingering is an introduction to sex and masturbation, especially by younger adults and teenagers. But how safe is it, and can you get a sexually transmitted disease (STD) by fingering?  Defining the act of fingering Fingering is the digital penetration or stimulation of the vagina or clitoris. It may be something you do to offer pleasure to your partner... → Continue reading
  5. Can I get an STD from swimming in public pools or a hot tub?

    Can I get an STD from swimming in public pools or a hot tub?
    No, generally you can't get an STD from swimming in public pools or hot tubs. But the risk of getting an STD depends on many circumstances. Having sex in a pool or a hot tub, though, is quite risky. The risk is not the same for all STDs. Also, it is not the same in both circumstances. For example, you have higher chances of getting an STD in a hot tub than in a swimming pool. In other cases... → Continue reading
  6. Can I get an STD from too much masturbating?

    Can I get an STD from too much masturbating?
    What is masturbation? Masturbation is the act of sexually arousing yourself by touching your genitals. Both men and women masturbate, using their hands or other objects, such as sex toys. You can also masturbate your partner or practice mutual masturbation, during which you masturbate your partner, and he or she masturbates you.  Masturbation in men Masturbation in men involves the sexual stimulation of the penis, testicles, shaft, and perineum. However, masturbation is a personal matter. How a person masturbates... → Continue reading
  7. What kind of foreplay could not cause an STD ?

    What kind of foreplay could not cause an STD ?
    What is foreplay? Foreplay is anything that people do before sexual intercourse, to stimulate their partners and themselves. Sometimes, foreplay is not just a starter but the whole act, leading to orgasm. But what are the most common types of foreplay? Some people prefer emotional foreplay, while others stick to physically intimate acts. The purpose of foreplay is to create sexual arousal for sex. However, it can also be the main event. The most common types of foreplay are... → Continue reading
  8. Is HIV more deadly than Coronavirus?

    Is HIV more deadly than Coronavirus?
    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), are two different viruses that are both responsible for a global pandemic, according to WHO. This article will try and establish if there is any information that indicates that HIV is more deadly than COVID-19. Before doing so, there are some differences regarding the characteristics of these two viruses. Their principal difference is their route of transmission. Another question that arises is what makes a virus... → Continue reading
  9. Can STDs survive in water?

    Can STDs survive in water?
    In general, the answer is yes. However, that doesn't apply to all circumstances. Sharing a cup with your partner will not give you a sexually transmitted disease (STD). However, if your partner has herpes and you apply your lips on the rim of his or her cup, you might get herpes too. Also, jumping in a pool with strangers won't result in a sexually transmitted infection (STI). But, having sex in a pool with an infected person can give... → Continue reading
  10. Can I get an STD from a coronavirus infection?

    Can I get an STD from a coronavirus infection?
    What is COVID-19? COVID or 2019 novel coronavirus disease is a medical condition caused by a new type of coronaviruses, never identified in humans before. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause upper respiratory tract infections, which range from mild to severe. Initially, experts indicated that the source of the disease was animal-to-human spread. Later, they identified that human-to-human spread is also possible and highly potent. The disease firstly appeared in Wuhan, China, following to become a pandemic... → Continue reading

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