Technically it’s possible to catch an STI without having s3x, even if you’re a virgin.
If you want to avoid getting infected, it’s important to know what kind of everyday behaviour might put you at risk.
According to Health Express there’s seven weird ways you can contract a disease downstairs.
1. Using tanning beds
It sounds disgusting but the beauty salon can be a hotbed for herpes and human papilloma virus (HPV).
Because breakouts of these two STIs can appear anywhere on the body, they can easily be transferred onto the bed.
The warm, moist environment is a breeding ground for bacteria, but as long as you go to a decent salon they should wipe down the beds in between clients which will keep you safe. NEXT PAGE BELOW