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What are the chances of getting genital herpes from oral ?

What are the chances of getting genital herpes from oral ?

Not unheard of: If a person with oral lesions from herpes performs oral sex on you, you may well develop genital herpes. I cannot give you a percentage, but if you get it, it will be 100%. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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What are the chances of getting oral cancer?

What are the chances of getting oral cancer?

It depends on lifest: Oral cancers are more common in people who smoke and drink acessively.So if you do not have these lifestyle issues, then the odds of oral cancer are very low. Recently there has been concern with hpv infections causing throat cancers...So oral sex may be implicated in this causation. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting HIV through oral?

What are the chances of getting HIV through oral?

Oral Sex: It is very unlikely to get HIV as the receptive partner in oral sex ( the one receiving oral sex). Performing oral sex on a man us more risky than performing oral sex on a female. In studies of gay men those who perform oral sex on an infected man find that this is the third most common way they get hiv. ...Read more

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Will getting a HPV vaccine reduce my chances of getting vaginal cancer?

Will getting a HPV vaccine reduce my chances of getting vaginal cancer?

Yes!!!: Yes, at least 50%, or more, of all vaginal cancers are caused by hpv. That is in addition to essentially all cervical cancer, 50% of vulvar cancer, 70% plus of anal cacers, 70% of head and neck cancers and most non-melanoma skin cancers. Plus most abnormal paps and all genital warts. The vaccine works in 99.5% or receipients and is 95+% efficacious against vaginal cancer. ...Read more

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What is the risk of getting HIV from oral sex?

What is the risk of getting HIV from oral sex?

Very small: In the classic studies during the peak of the epidemic, the risk even from swallowing infected semen was too low to estimate. I still hope you will love safely, and oral sex is still a risk for gonorrhea and more. ...Read more

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What is the chance of getting HIV from french kissing or oral sex

What is the chance of getting HIV from french kissing or oral sex

Zero; very low: You won't get it from kissing. The risk from oral sex with the receiving partner being a woman has historically been considered zero. The risk if the recipient is a man is also very low -- studies vary, with some having no transmission in a large cohort with many acts & partners -- you're still wise to have him slip a condom on. ...Read more

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What are the chances of contracting oral HPV from giving someone a blowjob?

What are the chances of contracting oral HPV from giving someone a blowjob?

Depends: At your age you can still get 3 doses of the 9-valent HPV vaccine. If you got the original 4-valent vaccine you just need one dose of the 9-valent vaccine. Get checked out and if you are negative for the HPV strains get the shot(s). ...Read more

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What are the odds of contracting HPV during oral sex?

What are the odds of contracting HPV during oral sex?

Unknown but low risk: Oral HPV infections can occur -- on average, they are roughly one tenth as frequent as genital infections. For the most part, oral sex can be considered low risk for HPV, but not zero risk. There are no data on the transmission chance for any single oral sex event, but I would guess it's a lot lower than 1 in a thousand (in either direction, i.e. genital to oral or vice versa). ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting oral cancer from dipping?

What are the chances of getting oral cancer from dipping?

Studies vary: In some, it's less than a 1% chance. It depends some on the type of snuff, and other studies do suggest a higher risk. Still, if you can quit, you're doing yourself a favor. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting oral/anal HPV ?

What are the chances of getting oral/anal  HPV ?

HPV: This depends upon what you have been doing. This virus is transmitted generally by direct contact, skin to skin or mucous membrane. If you are having unprotected sex and having oral contact with the mouth of your partner or with infected genitalia you can get infection anywhere. ...Read more

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How big are the chances of getting pregnant with oral sex?

How big are the chances of getting pregnant with oral sex?

How to get pregnant?: I will take this question as a test for us physicians here. You want to see if we will answer all serious. But, here goes. To get pregnant a female has to be ovulating and fresh semen has to be deposited inside the vagina. It would seem that either way, oral sex fails to meet those requirements. And, in fact this situation is impossible to lead to pregnancy! ...Read more

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What are the chances of catching an STD during oral sex?

What are the chances of catching an STD during oral sex?

Less risky: While oral sex is less risky than vaginal or anal sex, one can still catch an std via oral sex. Using latex condoms or dental dams during oral sex will reduce the risk of catching an std. For oral gonorrhea or chlamydia, throat swabbing is the right test if a throat std is suspected. For more info on stds and testing, www.Sexualhealth.Com. Use latex & get couples std testing with any new partner. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the chances of getting oral cancer from hpv?

Doctors, what are the chances of getting oral cancer from hpv?

Summary: The leading cause of oropharyngeal cancer is from HPV, a very small number of oral cavity cancers also occur from HPV. Any suspicious lesion should be evaluated by oral surgeon or ENT doc. For more information: http://oralcancerfoundation.org/understanding/hpv/ ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting genital herpes from one time exposure?

What are the chances of getting genital herpes from one time exposure?

Possible: Genital herpes can cause oral infection and oral herpes can cause genital infections even when no eruptions are present although transmission of the virus is much more likely during breakouts. 20% of all adults are infected with genital herpes and up to 80% of adults are infected with oral herpes and the virus can be transmitted even when there are no symptoms or lesions present. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting HIV from performing oral sex on a guy with it?

What are my chances of getting HIV from performing oral sex on a guy with it?

A chance: I don't know if anyone can answer that question exactly. There are a lot of factors that might change the risk such as if he is on any HIV medications/antiviral drugs. You should get tested for hiv. Testing should be available to you for free (and confidentially) at your local health department. Use a condom. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting genital herpes from kissing someone with a cold sore?

What are the chances of getting genital herpes from kissing someone with a cold sore?

None: No chance of getting genital herpes from kissing someone on the mouth. However if one engages in oral sex then the herpes virus can be transmitted from the mouth to the genitals or vice versa. Genital herpes is usually herpes simplex type 2, but can also be type 1. Mouth/lip cold sores are usually herpes simplex type 1. ...Read more

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Having protected vaginal and oral sex. No kissing are involve. What are the risk of me getting infected with hiv?

Having protected vaginal and oral sex. No kissing are involve. What are the risk of me getting infected with hiv?

HIV: it is very low (way lower than 1%). However, condoms have to be used correctly and this is for cases that there is not a tear in the material ...Read more

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What are the chances of catching HIV or aids from oral sex?

Lower than via some: Other sexual routes. Hiv may be transmitted if infected fluids (semen, vaginal secretions, blood) come in contact w inflamed tissue/ sore/ulceration in throat or mouth. ...Read more

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