High Risk behaviors are those which put someone at high risk for STDs and/or unplanned pregnancy.
1. Having unprotected oral/vaginal/anal sex.
2. Having multiple sexual partners.
3. Having sex with someone who has multiple sexual partners.
4.Having sex with a sex worker.
5. Having sex with someone who injects or ever has injected drugs.
6. Having alcohol and drugs and have sex. Drugs and alcohol impair judgment and make unsafe sex more likely.
7.Exchange of sex for drugs/money.
What is an STD and how do you get one?
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are diseases passed from one person to another through unprotected sex or genital contact.
Am I at risk for an STD?
Technically speaking, anyone who starts having sex is at risk for STDs. Don’t need to get freaked out by this! Practicing safe sex, getting tested and limiting your sexual partners brings down this risk to really low levels.
How do I know if someone has an STD?
Some STDs can have symptoms such as sores/ulcers/discharge. However, unfortunately most STDs do not have any symptoms. You cannot always tell by looking. Also it’s not safe to rely on your partner’s words. The surest way to know is to get tested.
What do I do if I think I may have an STD?
If you think you may have an STD, visit your hospital or doctor ASAP. Many STDs such as Chlamydia can be successfully treated with medications, while some can be controlled.
Is there a vaccination for STDs?
There are now vaccines for certain strains of HPV as well as Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B( They too come under the category of STDs according to our textbooks ). The Hep B vaccines are given to every newborn in our country.
No. Known medicine, herbs or remedy can increase semen production. However, the quantity of sperms in the semen can be reduced in severe psychological stress.