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A 34-year-old male asked:

I recently had a sexual encounter. she basically licked me on the tip (opening) of my penis then gave me a hand job. what are the chances of an std?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Very Low: Passage of STD's by the manor you describe would be very low unless she were to have an active herpetic lesion on her lips or mouth. Passage of disease via hand is almost zero.
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Last updated May 16, 2019

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