Myths and Facts of STIs

  • You can’t get a sexually transmitted infection (STI) the first time you have sex.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

    Correct Answer
  • You can’t get an STI from oral sex.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

    Correct Answer
  • A female condom isn’t as good as a male condom at protecting against HIV.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

    Correct Answer
  • Using a male condom and a female condom together gives you double protection.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

    Correct Answer
  • You can’t use condoms if you’re allergic to latex.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

    Correct Answer
  • The best place to carry condoms is in your wallet, so you’ll always have one.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Using a lubricant with a condom makes it less likely to break.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Which activity increases your risk for an STI?

     

    A. Anal sex

     

    B. Oral sex

     

    C. Having more than one sexual partner

     

    D. Using alcohol or drugs

     

    E. All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • The best condoms are those with nonoxynol-9.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Which is the surest way to avoid STIs:

     

    A. Abstinence

     

    B. Wearing a condom

     

    C. Delaying your first sexual experience

     

    D. Having a monogamous relationship

    Correct Answer
  • Douching can help protect you from HIV.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

    Correct Answer