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How can I get a sexually transmitted disease (STD) if I'm still a virgin?

Jill A. Grimes, MD
Family Medicine
Ah, the devil is in the details, right? Virginity does not equal disease-free. Every sexually transmitted disease (STD) except for trichomoniasis can be passed via oral or anal sex.

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