For many, intimate sexual contact or genital contact needs take place in most instances. But for some STIs that isn't the case: for instance, both pubic lice and HPV-I are very prevalent in youth and no sexual contact is required.
(And of course,transmitting an STI should be as much of a concern as contracting one, so per usual, safer sex practices, icluding latex barriers AND testing, are always advised for at least the first six months of a sexual partnership.)
STD's like HIV/AIDS can be transmitted by the parents to the child which the child can transmit without having had any sexual activity of their own. im not sure if any other STD's are the same
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