"Sex" may include many things, from intimate touching to vaginal or anal intercourse.
These terms are often used:
Sexual intercourse and some types of sexual contact can spread infection. Practicing safer sex, such as using condoms, can reduce the risk of getting a sexually transmitted infection.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||June 21, 2012|
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