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Who gets STDs?

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You're at high risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) if you:

  • Have more than one sex partner
  • Have sex with someone who has had many partners
  • Don't use a condom when having sex
  • Share needles when injecting drugs
  • Trade sex for money or drugs

SOURCES: American Academy of Family Physicians. CDC National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Hepatitis B Foundation.



Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on January 30, 2019

SOURCES: American Academy of Family Physicians. CDC National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Hepatitis B Foundation.



Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on January 30, 2019

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