Usual Myths About STDs, Debunked
If you are an adult that have involved in sexual activity you probably have thought about getting a test for STDs before and this thought can be frightening and that is why you should ensure that you are safe all the time you are having intercourse. Most people are under-educated about STDs as they only know that it is sexually transmitted. There are many myths about STDs and here in this guide these myths will be debunked.
The number one typical myth about STDs is that most people think that STDs come from sex because most common way diseases are spread through sex. What most people are unaware of is that you can have STDs without ever having sex as there are a lot of other ways through which you can get these disease. Some of the ways of the way through which you can get STDs is contact between body fluids, sharing unsterilized sharp objects for example you can get herpes through kissing and HIV can also be transmitted if you have a cut and you’re your blood gets in contact with the blood of a person that is HIV positive.
The other typical myth is that most people think that STDs are always visible. Occasionally most people think that when will be able to see when they or their partners have STDs. When it comes to STDs the truth of the matter is that you in some cases such as herpes you will be able to see because there will be blisters or rashes on the skin but in in other STDs you will not be able to tell just from looking and an example is that you will not be able to tell if someone has HIV or AID just by looking at them and only a test can confirm if they have it or not.
Another typical myth about STDs is that the possibility is shameful. There are many ways that STDs can be transmitted according to this guide and therefore there is no shame in knowing that you or your partner can have the possibility of having STDs and if you get it through sex there is no shame too. When you suspect that you have STDs it is important that you and your partner get tested and also ensure that you talk about your sex life to ensure that you are safe and you always have a safe sex.
Another typical myth about STDs is that STDs. This idea that pills can prevent STDs is not true as the only birth control that can protect you from getting STDs is by using a condom. If you did not more much about STDs this guide will help you to learn more and ensure that you and your partner are safe. To conclude the above guide debunk the typical myths about STDs.