Myth: Only people with a lot of sexual partners get STIs

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Myth: Only people with a lot of sexual partners get STIs

Truth

STIs don’t care about your sexual history. They can be passed on through unprotected (without a condom) vaginal, anal or oral sex, by genital contact and through sharing sex toys – whether you’ve had sex once or 100 times.
 
And despite what a lot of people think, STIs don’t only affect young people – there has been a continued increase of some infections among older age groups.