truth or myth?
Jul 31, 2002
i was told you could get infected merely by having intercourse with many different partners. That is to say, if I had unprotected sex with a different person each day and I knew for a fact that they were all HIV negative, I could still contract the virus, merely on the grounds of my promiscuity. Is this true? Thanks for your time.
Response from Mr. Kull
That's a myth.
Promiscuity (a sort of judgemental term), or any other type of sex for that matter, does not create HIV or other sexually transmitted infections. STIs are transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected person. If a person is not infected with an STI, transmission is not possible.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Itchy Red Spots After Sensual Massage Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Sore Throat After Sex With Stripper Worried I Have HIV
- Swollen Lymph Nodes After Getting Fingered Worried I Have HIV
- White Bumps After Receptive Anal Sex Worried I Have HIV
- Can Saliva Transmit Hepatitis B?
- Can You Get Hepatitis B After Vaccine?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.