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How can you tell if you have a cut in your mouth or herpes?

How can you tell if you have a cut in your mouth or herpes?

Culture.: It is very rare to see herpes inside the mouth, despite what you've been told, or read on-line. The overwhelming majority of sores inside the mouth are canker sores, not herpes. The only way to know for sure, however, is to see your doctor for a viral culture. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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If you have herpes can you get it in a piercing?

If you have herpes can you get it in a piercing?

Possibly: It is possible because of the trauma to the skin, but it also could be a hypertrophic scar or keloid if the bump does not resolve. ...Read more

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Can you pass HIV if you have a healed cut on your finger and you insert it in a vagina?.

Can you pass HIV if you have a healed cut on your finger and you insert it in a vagina?.

How healed?: If the cut has been completely healed , then there is practically no risk. If only partly healed, then it is everyone's guess. Of course, if your partner has not been infected with HIV, then there is zero risk. ...Read more

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If a guy has STDs and you have unprotected sex then it passes on to you, would you get an STD in your mouth if you go down on him?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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If a guy has STDs and you have unprotected sex then it passes on to you, would you get an STD in your mouth if you go down on him?

Definitely, yes: HIV, chlamydia, syphilis, or gonorrhea, just to name a few. See your doctor for medical examination and consultation on STD, safe sex and risk reduction behavior. ...Read more

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Can you have a pimple in your mouth?

Can you have a pimple in your mouth?

Yes: This can be either a mucocele (fluid filled) or even a fistula which can be from a tooth infection. Have this checked by a dentist to verify. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a bacterial infection in your stomach?

How can you tell if you have a bacterial infection in your stomach?

Blood test: The most commonly tested bacteria for in stomach infection is h. Pylori which is screened with a blood test. This is the organism responsible for stomach ulcers. ...Read more

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Could you get a infection in your throat from having oral sex? If so how?

Could you get a infection in your throat from having oral sex? If so how?

Absolutely!: Gonorrhea, herpetic stomatitis, human papilloma virus are the more common ones. The recent significant rise of oral cancer in non-smokers is related to human papilloma virus infection via oral sex! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you have semun in your mouth than put it in your vigina?

Can you get pregnant if you have semun in your mouth than put it in your vigina?

Getting pregnant: Yes it is possible that one could get pregnant this way. Are you trying to get pregnant or avoid pregnancy. You should practice safe sex to keep healthy. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an STD in your throat?

How do you know if you have an STD in your throat?

If you have engaged: In oral sex and are concerned about pharyngitis - please get evaluated for an std. Some std's can be silent. ...Read more

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If you get stuck by a pencil can you get an infection?

If you get stuck by a pencil can you get an infection?

Yes: Any time your skin is broken you can get a bacterial infection. If the skin break is clensed with an antiseptic and kept clean and dry with a bandage, infection is uncommon. ...Read more

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If you masterbate and you have like a cut on the hand, can you get aids from it?

If you masterbate and you have like a cut on the hand, can you get aids from it?

Basic info: You cannot get aids from exposure to your own blood.If you have aids and are exposed to your own blood, it doesn't matter, since you already have aids. If you share the masturbation event with a partner who has aids and a cut on their hands you could get aids from the exposure. ...Read more

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If you have herpes and you can't get a perscription is there anything you can do to help an out break?

If you have herpes and you can't get a perscription is there anything you can do to help an out break?

Need prescription: There are not any over the counter medications that can help with a herpes outbreak. You need to get a prescription for antiviral medication. Keeping stress low, eating a healthy diet and exercising can keep future outbreaks to a minimum is most people with herpes. ...Read more

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Can you get a STD from giving oral sex and did not have a cut in the mouth?

Can you get a STD from giving oral sex and did not have a cut in the mouth?

Absolutely!: Hi Charles, Your question is a great one. Yes indeed you can contract an STD from having oral sex. In my practice I have treated oral Gonorrhea, Chlamydia , Syphilis and Herpes. This is why we recommend oral sex with condoms or a dental damn. There should always be a barrier between you and a potential STD! Thanks ...Read more

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Can you still get a colonoscopy if you have a cold? Or should you re-schedule it?

Can you still get a colonoscopy if you have a cold? Or should you re-schedule it?

Depends on severity: Depends on severity: if very bad with hacking cough or fever, reschedule. If at end of cold or minimal symptoms, it is ok to proceed: check with MD's office if still not sure. ...Read more

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Can you still get your vagina waxed if you have herpes?

Can you still get your vagina waxed if you have herpes?

No: The bikini line and upper thigh can be waxed but never the vagina. Why not wait till your herpes dies down before considering waxing. ...Read more

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Can you get an infection in your beard?

Can you get an infection in your beard?

Yes but....: There is a condition known as pseudofolliculitis barbae (pfb) which can look like an infection (folliculitis). Pfb or shaving bumps is a foreign body inflammatory reaction involving papules and pustules from shaving. Pustules and abscess formation can also occur from secondary infection. The cause of pfb is ingrown hairs from shaving too close. African americans are at a higher risk for pfb. ...Read more

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Can you tell if you have or been exsposed to an STD/STI with in 12 hours? If so which one(s).

Can you tell if you have or been exsposed to an STD/STI with in 12 hours? If so which one(s).

Don't bet on it: If you suspect you have been exposed pay attention and get checked out with any change in your system or at least every 6 mo.Viral illnesses like herpes and HIV take time to set up in your system and 12 hrs is too soon for them to show their presence, or generate any positive tests.Chlamydia & gonorrhea may produce no symptoms but should turn tests positive within the first week. ...Read more

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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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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more