Many people consider that sexually transmitted diseases can be spread only through intercourse, however, STDs can be contracted in different ways too. You do not need to enjoy anal, oral or vaginal sex to transmit or contract an STD. These diseases and infections occur due to viruses or bacteria and you may have several of them at the same time. You may also get re-infected with bacterial STDs after the treatment if exposed to them again.
Contracting an STD with blood exchange
Mothers having an STD may transmit it to their baby once they conceive or at the time of childbirth. Gonorrhoea, genital herpes, HIV, chlamydia, syphilis, hepatitis B and hepatitis can be transmitted to the babies during delivery. HPV can lead to genital warts, and if an enlarged wart blocks the birth canal, then the baby will need to be delivered by cesarean section. This kind of infection is dangerous for the newborns and may even cause blindness or death. It is advised to see your doctor and get STD check in London to ensure complete safety.
HIV may be transmitted from the mother to the baby at the time of breastfeeding, in case the mother is HIV-positive.
Chlamydia herpes and gonorrhea may infect the eye tissue in case an individual has touched certain parts of the body that contain some traces of these diseases, and their eyes.
HPV and herpes may be transmitted due to skin to skin contact.
Trichomoniasis may be contracted from hand-to-genital contact.
If sex toys are not washed properly, then this might be the source of trichomoniasis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes and syphilis. If there is any blood on the sex toy, then you may contract HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
Bedding and towels may host crabs or trichomoniasis for some time outside the body and can even spread an infection.
You may consult with your doctor to get private sti check done in London and avoid getting infected from various diseases.
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