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Ways to protect from contracting STI by sex.

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Hi i want to understand about the following and how can i avoid them:

There are in fact many other sexual diseases which are much easier to catch during male to male intercourse, and if left untreated, can cause you serious problems. But again, all of which you can help protect yourself against and significantly reduce risk of infecting – or treat it as long as you know you have it.

A few of the common sexual diseases are:

1- Gonorrhea and Chlamydia: generally transmitted through sexual intercourse via genital secretions, such as the urethral secretions from the penis

2- Genital herpes and syphilis: usually transmitted through skin-to-skin contact by way of infected ulcers or sores.

3- HPV: transmitted through skin to skin content by way of infected genital skin or mucosal secretions, such as the penis and anus.

4- HIV, and hepatitis A and B: transmitted through blood, semen, or other bodily fluid.

Taking Precautions

1- As soon as you become sexually active with ladyboys, it’s important to immediately start practicing safe sex (hopefully you already do so). Here are a few of the key precautions to take:

2- Use condoms during sexual intercourse: this may be an obvious one but it’s often one people need to be reminded of. There will be times when you are in a moment of passion or intoxicated and there may be a temptation not to cover up, but these are the moments when you put yourself at unnecessary risk.

3- Get Vaccinated: there are vaccinations available which can dramatically reduce your risk of catching hepatitis A and B, and the human papillomavirus (HPV). You should approach your doctor a few months before you first Thai trip and ask for a course of vaccinations.

4- Get tested regularly: this may not prevent you catching STDs but knowing you have caught something early on greatly increases your ability to deal with it and stop it from spreading to others. As a rule, depending on how sexually active you are, you should get fully tested at least every 6-months to a year, or immediately after periods of intense sexual activity.

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Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I understand your concern.
As you have rightly mentioned, all the STDs can be prevented by condoms.
Even one unprotected intercourse with an infected partner, can transmit diseases like Herpes, HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, e.t.c
Though the chances of getting an infection from one isolated exposure is less.
For HPV, you can get vaccinated which negates the risk of developing it in future completely.
If you can regularly use condoms though, you really have nothing to worry about, apart from genital herpes which can be spread from other infected sites such as thighs or groin.
Please feel free to discuss further,
Regards.


Patient replied :

Thanks a lot for explaining. So is genital herpes treatable by medicines?


Hello,
It is a chronic infection with recurrences.
Valacyclovir tablets can be taken to prevent relapse or recurrences and also reduce the severity.
Regards.


Patient replied :

ok thank you. What about hepatitas A,B,C? can i get vaccinated. I got for one of them i think.
One of them my nurse said last time i don't need if i do not contact but i am thinking to get it anyway.
So i understand condoms for oral, vaginal and anal and kiss only on lips if no sore on lips can avoid everything apart from herpes?


Hello,
The effective vaccine that is available is Hepatitis B and you must have taken it already.
Yes, in absence of open sores, no other STD can be transmitted through kissing. If there are active sores, the infection is highly contagious.
Hope this was helpful,
Regards.


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
Experience: 
MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Resident Physician, in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
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