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Abstinence is a complete avoidance of sexual activities. Without sex the chances of contracting an Sexually Transmitted Disease are diminished.

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Q: What is abstinence and Why is it the only certain way to prevent STDs?
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Can hot water prevent pregnancy?

NO ! ONLY contraception or abstinence can prevent pregnancy !

What birth control is more effective?

Abstinence is the only certain method.

When can sexual intercourse result in pregnancy?

all the time. abstinence is the only 100% sure method to prevent an unwanted pregnancy.

Which form of contraception helps to prevent HIV?

A method of contraception which helps prevents STI's is a condom. This is because the penis has no direct contact with the vagina. It does not prevent STI's 100% like abstinence does, but it is very effective.

Is sitting posture for women is safe as she don't want to get pregnant?

No particular sex "posture" will prevent pregnancy. The only things that prevent pregnancy are not having sex (abstinence) and birth control.

What is the only way to eliminate your risk of sexual transmitted infection?

Abstaining from sexual activity is the only 100% effective method of preventing STDs because it is the only method for which all sexual contact is avoided. If you do not have contact sexually, you cannot get the STD. All the other methods involve some type of sexual contact so none is 100% effective.

What is the government doing to prevent underage pregnancies in the US?

Mandating abstinence only education in schools which research shows are less effective than other methods.

Does Depo-Provera prevent chlamydia?

No, Depo provera does not prevent any STD. It is only a form of birth control (preventing you from getting pregnant) -it's not a barrier. You still need a condom to protect you from STDs

What is the death rate of alcohol related diseases?

100% OF DRINKING ALCOHOLICS DIE. FACT. abstinence is the only way to prevent an early and painful death due to alcoholism.

Do we fast and do abstinence every day during Lent?

Fast and abstinence is required only on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday; all FRIDAYS are Abstinence only but fast is optional on all days of lent

What is the sentence for prevent?

A person with the name of Jacob might have a tendency to prevent the success of those around him. ONLY YOU can prevent wild fires. The only certain method to prevent pregnancy is abstention.

Not on birth control if you use a condom?

The only "birth control" that works 100 percent is Abstinence. But a condom will help prevent it, without a condom you have a low percent of not getting pregnant.