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STDs FROM MASTURBATING?

QUESTION
Can you get an STD from masturbating with used underwear? Because I am a virgin and have never had any intercourse.

ANSWER
You cannot get an STD from masturbating with your own used underwear or from that of a friend. STDs are passed from person-to-person during sexual contact, not from towels, toilet seats or underwear. Masturbation is a safe and fun activity and a good way to relax and relieve sexual tension.

To your health,
Dr. K


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