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28 Nov 2012

risks of pregnancy and disease of non penetrative sex in the shower
Hi, I''m 18-25, female. No previous sexual history. The partner I''m gonna engage in non-penetrative sex with is my boyfriend. He has no previous sexual history prior to this. I did my research n I know that I can still get herpes infection and genital warts from skin to skin contact in non penetrative sex.
Since its non penetrative sex is a condom still necessary? (to prevent unwanted pregnancy n to prevent STI)
Also If I do not want to use a condom, are there any measures I can take to lessen my chances of getting an STI and unwanted pregnancy?
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01 Jan 0001

The only sure protection against STD (STI) is abstinence and the use of a condom can minimize the risk. Non-penetrative sex will most definitely also minimize the risk of pregnancy and engaging in that type of sex in a shower with running water over your bodies will also lessen the possibility of pregnancy. You could consider the use of the pill along with anon-penetrative sex, will make the falling pregnant highly unlikely.
For further information please consult SASHA’s website at www.sexualhealthza.co.za. For referral to a professional in your vicinity, please send an email to helpline.sasha@gmail.com.
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