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Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases:

Methods of prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases mentioned in various sources includes those listed below. This prevention information is gathered from various sources, and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Medical news about treatments for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

These medical news articles may be relevant to Sexually Transmitted Diseases treatment:

Clinical Trials for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Some of the clinical trials for Sexually Transmitted Diseases include:

Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases:

The best way to prevent STDs is to avoid sexual contact with others. If you decide to be sexually active, there are things that you can do to reduce your risk of developing an STD. 

  • Have a mutually monogamous sexual relationship with an uninfected partner.
  • Correctly and consistently use a male condom.
  • Use clean needles if injecting intravenous drugs.
  • Prevent and control other STDs to decrease susceptibility to HIV infection and to reduce your infectiousness if you are HIV-infected.
  • Delay having sexual relations as long as possible. The younger people are when having sex for the first time, the more susceptible they become to developing an STD. The risk of acquiring an STD also increases with the number of partners over a lifetime.
(Source: excerpt from Sexually Transmitted Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Prevention Claims: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Information on prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases comes from many sources. There are some sources that claim preventive benefits for many different diseases for various products. We may present such information in the hope that it may be useful, however, in some cases claims of Sexually Transmitted Diseases prevention may be dubious, invalid, or not recognized in mainstream medicine. Please discuss any treatment, discontinuation of treatment, or change of treatment plans with your doctor or professional medical specialist.


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