Editor's note: The internet has changed how kids learn about sex, but sex ed in the classroom still sucks. In Sex Ed 2. If you have played the game telephone, you know what happens to clear information when you're only allowed to speak about it in whispers: The truth gets jumbled as hell.
By Amanda MacMillan March 01, Pin ellipsis More. You can't trust everything you read on the Internet, so we got the facts behind these top sexual health misconceptions.
Size matters. Men have higher sex drives than women. Have you heard these common sexual assertions tossed about?
Pick Myth or Truth and see how you go. All answers will be revealed. And, if you have a Medicare Card, most doctors can bulk bill you.
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You get STIs by having sex vaginal, oral or anal or by skin-to-skin touching--not from toilet seats. There can be a risk for HIV or another blood-borne infection like hepatitis B or C if the instruments used for piercing or tattooing either are not sterilized or disinfected between clients. Any instrument used to pierce or cut the skin should be used once and thrown away.
There's no way around it: condoms are safe and effective. Anyone who tells you otherwise is just plain wrong. There's a lot of misinformation out there, and it's time we debunked common condom myths.
Copyright c Baptist Press. Reprinted from Baptist Press www. An examination of the research reveals the idea of "safe sex" is nothing more than a myth. The CDC discovered that
Have you ever heard that you can't get pregnant the first time you have sex? I and many others heard this weird piece of advice when I was growing up. I never bought it — thank God — because it's illogical and crazy, but I realized it's not the only myth about supposedly "safe sex" going around.