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What are risks for getting an STD?


A sexually transmitted disease or STD is a disease which you can catch through unprotected sexual contact. There is a range of different kinds of STD's. So proper protection is very important during oral, vaginal and anal sex.


What are symptoms of an STD?


  • Pain urinating
  • Pain during sexual intercourse
  • Sometimes: lower back pain
  • Changes in genital discharge

Is an STD serious and should I see a doctor?


STD's range from very treatable to quite serious and not curable. When you've had unprotected sexual contact or suspect you have an STD, it is important to see a doctor.


What can I do to prevent getting an STD myself?


  • Always us protection with sexual contact when you're in a new relationship or when you're having one night stands
  • Get tested, with your partner, for STD's when you're in a relationship before you start having unprotected sexual contact
  • Important notes:

    • Oral, vaginal and anal sexual contact are all risks for transmission of STD's
    • Only condoms are effective protection against STD's
    • Oral contraceptives, the birthcontrol-pill, IUD's and other contraceptives do not protect against STD's

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