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How Safe Is Oral Sex With Shingles
Herpes simplex: Fairly safe, but not foolproof.Get a more detailed answer ›
Use protection: The risk of contracting from an infected partner depends on a number of factors, including type of sex, anal, vaginal, or oral (in decreasing order of risk, but all carry risk). Transmission can occur with one exposure, and there are biological factors that increase risk (other STDs, viral load, and inflammation, just to name a few). Condoms are not 100%, but they are highly effective. Take care ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and no: It's a tricky question. If you are with one trusted partner and it causes no discomfort to you and her and it is consensual on both sides and brings pleasure to both of you, then - yes. If the above are compromised, then it may not be unsafe for you or your partner and may not be nearly as pleasant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Barrier precautions: You should use a barrier between each other's skin to prevent direct contact. ...Read more
How is oral HPV transmitted to to mouth. And the female is HPV cervical dysplasia and performs just oral sex one time is it still transmitted.
Oral Sex: In this ongoing quest to give you information about a virus that is ambiguous and difficult to describe and test for, the female in this situation is at so much more risk than the male. The male, if he has not cleared the hpv he got as a younger person, is much more likely to be passing this on to the female than the other way around. ...Read more
How common is it to get HPV warts in the mouth if oral sex is preformed on one with HPV? Please please help
Not uncommon: I don't have the exact prevalances but HPV-related lesions in the oral cavity is not uncommon. It's usually asymptomatic so harder to determine it's prevalance. There is a spectrum of lesions beyond the common warts ranging from benign all the way to oropharyngeal cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, if someone has genital hypes type-1 and another person has oral herpes type-1, is it safe for the person with oral herpes to give oral sex to the person with genital herpes, if they're both type 1?
Here are some ...: Though a legitimate concern and question, i doubt if there has ever been a study specially designed to answer your question. After contacting and overcoming a viral infection, such persons may gain some acquired immunity but most of them - herpes included - will not last forever and flare up off and on whenever the overall defense ability falls below the threshold for self-defense. So, follow... ...Read more
Is it safe to have oral sex 1 week after being treated for pinworms, without risk of infecting my partner?
Depends: Fellatio is safe. It would be better to wait a month or so to make sure you are rid of the worms before engaging in cunnilingus. ...Read more
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How soon does the HPV vaccine start working and should one use condoms if having sex with a partner that has hpv?
None, ...: Contacting the right area with bacteria will always brings the potentially offending germs to the obviously or microscopically injured cells of skin or mucosa incurred by sexual acts. Hence there would be no imaginable ways to lessen STD risks; this is life reality and prevention by not doing it is the best way to avoid. Nonetheless, the odd of catching STDs is still low, but not impossible. ...Read more
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