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Great Chances of STDs during Unprotected Sex with Your Partner
Great Chances of STDs during Unprotected Sex with Your Partner
Great Chances of STDs during Unprotected Sex with Your Partner

Great Chances of STDs during Unprotected Sex with Your Partner


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.

Sexually transmitted diseases may occur by the following ways:

  • Vaginal intercourse– Sex between a man and a woman when the penis is inserted in the vagina. Gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, HPV, HIV, genital herpes, hepatitis B and C, and trichomoniasis may spread due to vaginal intercourse.
  • Anal sex– This kind of STD may spread through anal sex. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV, HPV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and syphilis can spread due to anal sex.
  • Oral sex– Though it is difficult to contract an STD through oral sex, it is quite possible to get syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes, HPV, hepatitis B and oral herpes in this way.

Contracting an STD with blood exchange

  • Intravenous needles – Sharing needles when injecting drugs may be the reason for spreading hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV. Also, sharing the same straw or drugscan also spread STDs.
  • Organ transplants and blood transfusions – Blood transfusions also puts the patient at risk of getting a
  • Tattoo or piercing equipment – If they are not sterilized properly, then it may transmit HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
  • Open sores, cuts or wounds – These allow infected blood to enter into your body. Make sure the sores or wounds are covered properly so that you may not get STD infected blood.

STDs at the time of pregnancy and childbirth:

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.

Breastfeeding

HIV may be transmitted from the mother to the baby at the time of breastfeeding, in case the mother is HIV-positive.

Skin to skin contact

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.

STDs due to infected objects

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.