Myths About STD Cont.

Myth: you can only get an STD from sexual intercourse.

Fact: You can get and STD through skin to skin contact with an infected area or sore.

Myth: You can’t get an STD from oral or anal sex.

Fact:Viruses or bacteria that cause STD’s can enter the body through tiny cuts or tears in the mouth and anus.

Myth: if your sexual partner has an STD you will see it.

Fact: Many STD’s don’t show symptoms in the primary stage.

Myth: Once you’ve had an STD, you cannot get it again.

Fact: You can get the same STD Multiple times

STD’s can be easily spread because sometimes you can’t tell if someone is infected. In fact, some people with an STD don’t even know they have one themselves.