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Question Condom counseling in homosexuals?

Sorry for asking this question but are you suppose to counsel a homosexual with multiple partners about condoms?
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Yes. You have to counsel about best practices to prevent STDs in any sexually active patient; hetero, bi, or homosexual; male or female; and especially in those who have multiple partners.

The sensitivity comes when the patient has a single partner. In such patients, you might ask about prior history of multiple of partners and if they insist "no" then you don't need to counsel about condoms and other STD prevention measures.

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