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Precautions to prevent pregnancy and STDs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hii
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   tell me something on precautions?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height
User :   apart from condom what one may take?
Doctor :   STD symptoms can occur regardless of what type of sex vaginal, oral or anal you're having, or whether you use condoms.
User :   i am 26
Doctor :   lthough condoms when correctly and consistently used are highly effective for reducing transmission of STDs, no method (other than abstinence) is 100 percent effective. This is particularly true with certain STDs, such as genital warts and genital herpes.
User :   unmarried
User :   5'4"
User :   65 kgs
User :   k
User :   female condoms r also there?
Doctor :   yes it is there
User :   how i will use it?
User :   from where to get it?
Doctor :   in medical stores
Doctor :   You can enjoy a varied and active sex life with very little risk of infection if you are careful in selecting your partners
User :   i have only 1 partner
Doctor :   Spermicides have been shown to potentially provide a chemical barrier for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases
Doctor :   Mutual masturbation is safe
Doctor :   social kissing dry is safe
User :   but he insists on intercourse
Doctor :   body massage or hugging is safe
Doctor :   ask him to wait until ur marriage

Doctor :   If you cannot resist the thrill of having sex with each new acquaintance, you can take many measures to minimise infection even if some of your partners are infected. Examining your sex partner may be feasible (particularly if you are a woman) and frequently reveals evidence of infection. Use of a condom greatly reduces the risk of passing on infection to either partner and also protects the female from pregnancy. Urination immediately after coitus and thorough washing of the genitals with soap and water are probably of very limited value but are better than nothing.
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