Pregnancy is typically the greatest concern when you are sexually active. However, it is important to consider that your sexual health is also at risk, even with the use of a condom. While pregnancy comes with its own challenges, contracting a sexually transmitted disease can have a lifelong impact.
With more than a dozen STDs prevalent in the United States, an estimated 20 million new infections are diagnosed each year. Half of those new infections occur in people ages 15 to 24. (source https://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/)