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Can STDs be transmitted through saliva or through urine?

Can STDs be transmitted through saliva or through urine?

Yes, some can: For example, if a man has a GC/CT/trich urethritis, the germs are going to be delivered through the urethra by both urine and ejaculate. Hepatitis and herpes have been present in saliva as well. Chances of co-infection increase with breaks in oral or vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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What STDs can also be transmitted through saliva?

All of them: It is possible to transmit all std's through saliva...Especially if there is any blood mixed in with the saliva. ...Read more

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Can STDs be spread through saliva?

Can STDs be spread through saliva?

STDs: Yes. Herpes, hpv and syphilis. Possible, but less likely, gonorrhea and chlamydia. Remember there are twelve common stds. It is worth the few minutes it takes to learn them and how to prevent them. ...Read more

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Could STDs be transferred through saliva?

Could STDs be transferred through saliva?

Go Here: Go to this website and read all you could ever want to know about stds: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/default.Htm. ...Read more

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Do std's spread through oral contact/saliva (no direct sexual contact)?

Do std's spread through oral contact/saliva (no direct sexual contact)?

Depends on STD: Oral contact can spread many bacterial stds period. This is especially true with a person with an active infection open sore hidden in the back of the mouth. Hiv doesn't as there is something in the saliva that kills it. Research is still being done to discover why. ...Read more

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Please tell me if you can get STDs from saliva getting into a scratch?

Please tell me if you can get STDs from saliva getting into a scratch?

STDs: Please go to this website prepared by the cdc for anything you want to know about stds: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/default.Htm. ...Read more

Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more