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Ways to Avoid a Sexually Transmitted Disease

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Ways to Avoid a Sexually Transmitted Disease


Ways to Avoid a Sexually Transmitted Disease

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are, as the name implies, those acquired through sexual contact. They are caused by viruses, bacteria and fungi. The most likely people are men and women between the ages of 14 and 35, according to the STD Clinical Update Guide.

Its main symptoms are presence of vaginal discharge, pain or burning when urinating, itching of the genitals and presence of wounds or warts on the genitals.

Of the total number of sexually active Mexican adolescents, 14.7% of the men and 33.4% of the women did not use any contraceptive method at the first intercourse, according to the National Health and Nutrition Survey (ENSANUT). The first risk factor for contracting a sexually transmitted disease.

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We share three effective ways to prevent these diseases. Remember that health is the most important thing:

1. Maintain healthy sexual behavior

Avoid having sex until two or three years after your first menstruation.

Limit the number of sexual partners. The more couples, the more chance of acquiring an STD.

Before having sex, talk to your partner about your past. Do not be afraid to ask if you have had any major illness. If you feel sorry, maybe you are not ready to have sex with that person yet.

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2. Uses preventive methods

Using condoms is important not only to prevent pregnancies, but to prevent getting sick.

Even if you take contraceptives, if you do not have a stable sexual partner, use a condom as well.

3. Have adequate hygiene and prevention measures

Call your health care provider immediately if you have any discharge or genital lesions.

Visit the gynecologist as soon as you start your sex life, even if you do not have symptoms.

Avoid sharing personal items: intimate clothing, towels, bath sponge, and so on.

Avoid staying in public swimming pools and avoid direct contact with toilets for public use.

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