3. Public Lice/Crabs
Pubic lice, also known as crabs, are Pthirus pubis that infects the genitals. These lice are most common among teens and are typically spread during sexual, skin-to-skin contact.
Pubic lice can live among public hair and can be spread whether or not a condom is used.
4. Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum causes small red or pink raised bumps to form on the body.
These firm bumps sometimes have a concave appearance and are painless.
When they occur on the genitals from skin-to-skin contact with an infected individual, it is considered an STI.
HPV is the most common STI; there are over 100 strains of the virus.
Some strains of HPV go unnoticed and seem to cause no symptoms at all, while others can cause genital warts or various cancers.
Because genital warts can be on parts of the genitals that are not covered by a condom, especially female condoms, HPV can be spread via skin-to-skin contact.
What’s worse– there is no male STD test for HPV and many cases show no symptoms, so it is often passed on unknowingly to partners.