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STD Transmission and Can You Catch STD from a Toilet Seat?

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Symptoms and Statisitcs What is an STD and Why Should You Care? STDS are infections caused by bacteria, viruses, yeast, and parasites that spread from one person to another through sexual contact 1 in every 5 people in the United States had an STI on any given day in 2018, as per the CDC reports States with Highest STD Rates 2.4 million combined STD cases were reported across the US in 2018 alone 2 Alaska Mississippi Louisiana 1,144 1,082 1,046 STD Cases / 100K STD Cases / 1OOK STD Cases / 100K 4. South Carolina New Mexico North Carolina 957 937 889 STD Cases / 100K STD Cases / 100K STD Cases / 100K Most Common STDS in the US 1.8 million 583,405 Chlamydia Gonorrhea cases were reported - cases were reported - marking it as the highest marking it the 2nd highest Data from CDC - 2018 Can You Get STDS From a Toilet Seat? In short as the name itself says Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), which means the disease can be spread from an infected person to another only through sexual contact. The President of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Abigail Salyers, Ph.D., says "To my knowledge, no one has ever acquired an STD on the toilet seat – unless they were having sex on the toilet seat!" 7 Symptoms of STDS You Shouldn't Ignore Genital Discharge Unusual discharge from vagina/penis which can be white, cloudy, and watery or yellow and pus-like is a sign of STD Frequent Urinating Increased frequency of urination, urgency of urination and foul-smelling urine Pain During Urination Pain or a burning sensation when you urinate often indicates a sexually transmitted infection Weight Loss Losing weight is a symptom that your body is fighting against infection and it may be an STD Sore Throat One of the common signs of Chlamydia and HIV is a sore throat. Syphilis STD can cause mouth sores (chancres) Fever Fever is one of the most common symptoms seen in most STDS and it is often mistaken as a flu-like disease Muscle & Joint Pain Painful inflammation of the joints and tissues is a sign of STD infection - this is most commonly seen in women than men

STD Transmission and Can You Catch STD from a Toilet Seat?

shared by riyazahamed on Mar 24
Many people have a myth about the possibility of STD contraction when they use a toilet that is used by an STD-infected person. In fact, there has been no record of STD cases from a toilet seat unless...



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