6 STDs You Can Get Without Really Having Sex

By Collins Nwokolo Friday, 22 January 2016

6 STDs you can get without having sex

Almost everyone thinks that sexually transmitted diseases should involve actual sex. Before I go ahead Let's look at this stat. They are probably about 50 million cases of people with with sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in the United States. How many people have sex that it can reach that stat?

I'm just trying to say to that some sexually transmitted diseases don't really need to contacted only through sex. Now the big question is... What are these diseases? and How the hell can I get them? Don't worry you'll find that out soon.

Below are 7 sexually transmitted diseases that you can contact without really having sex, including how you can avoid them and have a wonderful health.
So please enjoy yourself, have fun and learn something new.



1. Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis as complicated as it sounds, is a simple sexually transmitted disease caused by a minute organism called
Trichomonas vaginalis. It affects women more often and the spreads to men who have sex with the infected women.
Trichomoniasis is not just transmitted by actual sex alone. It can be spread by touching used and unwashed sex toys from an infected person. Another way is through having direct contact with the genitals. You know... fingering.
So my guys be careful.
Anyways, it can be treated using an oral antibiotic called metronidazole.



2. Oral herpes 

Oral herpes is also known  as “cold sores” and “fever blisters.”
It is caused by a virus called HSV-1 ( Herpes Simplex Virus type 1)
Oral herpes can be transmitted through kissing.
Oral herpes is transmitted through direct contact between the contagious area and broken skin (a cut or break) and mucous membrane tissue (such as the mouth or genitals).
For more information find out everything you should know about herpes.


3. Molluscum Contagiosum
I know it sounds like the scientific name of a spell from Harry Potter
Molluscum contagiosum is a genital infection caused by a poxvirus (molluscum contagiosum virus).
The infection occurs as lesions in the body, including the face, neck, arms, legs, abdomen, and genital area.
It can be transmitted through direct or physical contact.



4. Human Papillomavirus

Human papillomavirus or HPV for short is a DNA virus from the papillomavirus family and friends clique, that is very capable of infecting human beings.
HPV is actually transmitted through  intimate skin-to-skin contact. You can contact HPV by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has been infected with the virus. HPV is a very common sexually transmitted infection.
Contacting HPV requires a very close or extensive physical contact.


5. Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a very popular  sexually transmitted infection (STI). It's known to be caused by a bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis.
You can get the disease normally, through unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex. However, it can also be transmitted if you share sex toys and don't wash them or cover them with a condom each time they're used.
It can also be passed on from mother to child.

6. Crabs STD

Also known as Public lice. Crabs are caused by tiny organism that survive on human blood. While they are mostly  found around the genital areas, they can live in any part of the body with hair.
Crabs STD are usually transmitted through having close contact with infected person including sex.
At the same time there are several non-sexual ways to catch crabs. Mostly through physical contacts and also sharing a kiss with a guy who has lice in his beard. Yuck!!


There are two important things you can do to avoid this diseases.
First, you should also have one partner and second, you should regularly visit the doctor for STD check up.


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Nwokolo Collins

Hi, My name is Nwokolo Collins, I am a passionate health enthusiast, I write amazing health articles with sufficient humour.

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