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Is it possible to get an STD from someone who does not have an std?

Is it possible to get an STD from someone who does not have an std?

No...: …you cannot catch a disease from someone who doesn't have the disease. There are people who are asymptomatic carriers of disease - meaning they have the disease but have no symptoms and my not know that they can transmit it, always have protected intercourse. ...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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Is it possible to recieve an STD from someone who is negative?

Is it possible to recieve an STD from someone who is negative?

Not if it was an : An accurate culture, sometimes a male can have an std and the culture is a false negative but u have to get an std from someone who already has an std, so if you have an std and you only have one partner, you would have gotten it from him whether he was culture + or not. ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract HIV from someone else if you have an oral piercing?

Is it possible to contract HIV from someone else if you have an oral piercing?

Question not clear: It is always possible to contract HIV but only by some form of very intimate contact. If you have a tongue piercing which has not fully healed and you engage in oral sex with ejaculate in your oral cavity from an individual with HIV disease the answer is yes. Conceivably the same thing might take place if you had oral sex with a woman who had HIV in her vaginal secretions before tongue healed. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a STI doing oral to somebody who doesn't have one?

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Is it possible to get a STI doing oral to somebody who doesn't have one?

No: Stis don't come out of nowhere; one or the other partner needs to have it first, with appropriate exposure, for it to be transmitted. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to contract a STD without an outbreak?

Is it possible for you to contract a STD without an outbreak?

Yes: You could have a sexually transmitted disease which is "silent" which means that there are no obvious symptoms. You could also catch an std from someone who doesn't have an apparent outbreak - such as herpes simplex. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get an STD from oral sex?

Is it possible to get an STD from oral sex?

Agree w Dr. Klauber.: Oral sex has potential to transmit a number of sti's. Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis ; hepatitis can be spread via oral sex. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with someone who has an std and not get the std? And how likely is that?

Can you have sex with someone who has an std and not get the std? And how likely is that?

Sure: The chances depend on a variety of factors and which STD the person has. Don't put yourself in this situation. Your partner should be treated first before exposing you. You should use condoms to avoid the risk. Be smart and take care of your self. ...Read more

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Do all sex toys have STD's or does an infected person have to use it for it to be infected?

Do all sex toys have STD's or does an infected person have to use it for it to be infected?

Dirty toys: The toy must be contaminated by an infected person. Of course, it is good to clean devices of regular bacteria before you use them. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get herpes from drinking after someone who is not having an outbreak?

How likely is it to get herpes from drinking after someone who is not having an outbreak?

Herpes simplex: Virtually impossible, but since i never say never would say you have a better chance of being eaten by a shark in the rio grande. ...Read more

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If somebody has genital herpes is it possible to have protected sex and not transfer it to someone without it?? Or best not to risk it.

If somebody has genital herpes is it possible to have protected sex and not transfer it to someone without it?? Or best not to risk it.

Yes: It is always good to have protected sex especially in this situation. When there are no lesions and you are using a condom, you are dramatically reducing the risk of transferring herpes. Good job. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get an STI if you are a virgin in all ways? Never had sexual relations with anyone or anything.

Is it possible to get an STI if you are a virgin in all ways? Never had sexual relations with anyone or anything.

Not really: If you abstain from partner sex, you cannot get a std. However, there are a few germs most often linked to sexual transmission that can pass during kissing, or heavy petting. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD from having sex with someone who is a virgin?

Can you get an STD from having sex with someone who is a virgin?

Yes: Being a virgin does not mean you can not have an std. Oral sex and petting are ways to transmit std's and kissing for some and blood transfusions, and more. ...Read more

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How to know if you have a yeast infection, is that considered an std?

How to know if you have a yeast infection, is that considered an std?

Yeast infection is: Not an std. A doctor can diagnose a yeast infection. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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Is a bacterial STD only able to be contracted from another person, or can you already have it if you've never had sex?

Is a bacterial STD only able to be contracted from another person, or can you already have it if you've never had sex?

STD transmission: By definition, sexually transmitted diseases can only be transmitted through sexual activity (vaginal, anal or oral) with an infected person. There is some data that HPV can be transmitted by non-sexual contact (close physical contact, such as wrestling), but this is a viral infection. ...Read more

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I know it's possible, but how likely is it for a man to catch an STD from unprotected fellatio?

I know it's possible, but how likely is it for a man to catch an STD from unprotected fellatio?

Very: Get checked if you have been exposed to an std. If your partner has a positive test, get treated also regardless of your result. ...Read more

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I know it's possible, but how probable is it for a man to catch an STD from receiving unprotected fellatio?

I know it's possible, but how probable is it for a man to catch an STD from receiving unprotected fellatio?

Too many variables: It depends on the actual std, its presence in the mouth of the fellator, frequency and duration of exposure, degree of mucus membrane abrasion. On and on. If you're concerned you caught an std via fellatio, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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