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Should I talk to my doctor about monogamy?

Talking with your doctor about the benefits of monogamy in preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases is a good idea. Your physician will be able to answer questions about alternative prevention approaches and the assessment of risk in selecting a sexual partner. Your doctor may also advise you on supplemental prevention methods you can use while practicing monogamy.

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If I practice monogamy, should I get tested for STDs and HIV?
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Is monogamy an effective way to prevent HIV?
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