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Sexual behaviour of backpackers who visit Koh Tao and Koh Phangan, Thailand: a cross-sectional study
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    Re: Oral sex practice as an essential criteria to define the safe sex behavior

    We thank the contributor for his interest in our paper,[1] and for highlighting the role of oral sex in the transmission of STI.

    On a population level, public health intervention tends to focus on the encouragement of "safer" sexual practices. The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV defines safer sex as "having sex with less risk of transmission a sexually transmitted infection," and its guidance states...

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    None declared.
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    Oral sex practice as an essential criteria to define the safe sex behavior

    Dear Editor,

    Modifying sexual behavior remains the primary goal of preventing the transmission of HIV/STIs among populations. However, with the various borderlines of "safe sex" definition, people sometimes get confused to describe how to practice low-risk sex activities. In general, safe sex is defined as sexual activities in which avoiding any bodily fluid exchanges (sperm, vaginal fluid, blood, and saliva),...

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