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Hepatitis oral sex

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Low risk: The hepatitis B virus probably can be transmitted by oral sex, but only very rarely. The chance of infection from a single oral sex exposure is infini... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Hepatitis B is on of the sexually transmitted infections, Hepatitis C is also possible but maybe less likely.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hall
Specializes in Urology
Possible: Hep C transmission is possible, but not very likely via bodily fluids other than blood.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Littie if any risk: Oral sex is safe sex -- not entirely risk free, but far lower chance of any STD than unprotected vaginal or anal sex. And the risk is zero, or close t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Not that easy: Hepatitis b is very contagious - much more contagious than aids. That said, it is very unlikely to transmit it via kissing. To transmit it via oral ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Protection has limit: Vaccines protect against the germs they are designed to protect against. Protection generally decreases over time, which means some people need booste... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It : It sounds like the infection has resolved completely. She should check with her doctor to make sure she is not a chronic carrier. Even if she is a car... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Some risk . . . : According to the centers for disease control & prevention, "in addition to hiv, other stds can be transmitted through oral sex with an infected partne... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Generally safe: If the partners are disease free and proper hygiene is maintained, then oral sex can be a satisfactory addition to the sexual routine.

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