Common 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. Most people don’t have the clue that you can have a STDs without ever having sex because there are a lot of ways you can contract STDs according to this guide. You can get STDs through fluids getting in contact or sharing unsterilized sharp things like needles and also when you have a cut and your blood come in contact with the blood of an HIV positive person.
The second common myth about STDs is that 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. It is true that some STD such as herpes will be visible because you will be able to see blisters or rashes on the skin but not all STDs are visible for instance if a person has HIV or AIDs you will not be able to tell that they have the disease by just looking at them and you will have it unless to go for testing.
The third common 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. It will good that you and your partner get tested when you suspect you have STD and also ensure that you talk about sex life to be safe.
Another typical myth about STDs is that STDs. It is true that pills can be much helpful in many other ways such as controlling birth but in STDs it not true that they can prevent STDs and using a condom is the only birth control method that can protect you from getting STDs. 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.