Sexually Transmitted Infections
Can STIs be transmitted through anal sex?
Yes. STIs, including HIV, are commonly transmitted through anal sex. Unprotected anal sex carries the highest sexual risk of HIV and STI transmission. Certain STIs can be transmitted non-sexually means such as by blood .
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