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Doctor insights on: Is It Possible To Get Cancer From Oral Sex

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Is it possible to get pregnant from oral sex?

Is it possible to get pregnant from oral sex?

No: The only way to get pregnant is for sperm to make contact with an egg and the only route for that is through the genital tract. So oral sex does not put you at risk for pregnancy, but it is still very possible to pass sexually transmitted infections through oral-genital contact. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hiv from giving oral sex to a girl?

Is it possible to get hiv from giving oral sex to a girl?

Possible but not: likely. First, your partner must be HIV positive and under no treatment. Second, most likely method of transmission is blood contact. If you are worried, have your doctor check you out. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get oral cancer from tongue piercings?

Is it possible to get oral cancer from tongue piercings?

Oral cancer is: On the rise world wide. Chronic irritation, over time, is a known factor in cancer development. Alcohol and tobacco are the major culprits! viruses are also known to be causative for oral cancer. Hpv (human papilloma virus) is the "bad guy" here. Tongue piercing causes chronic irritation & you run other non cancer risks with tongue piercing. Just don't do it, simple! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get trichomoniasis from oral?

Is it possible to get trichomoniasis from oral?

The normal: Routes of transmisssion for trichomoniasis are penis to vagina, vagina to penis or vagina to vagina. It would be uncommon for the infection to affect anus or mouth. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get herpes from someone that performed oral sex on you?

Is it possible to get herpes from someone that performed oral sex on you?

Yes.: The virus is easily transmitted from oral secretions to the mucous membrane surfaces of both men and women. Not an uncommon route of acquisition of infection. ...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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How probable is it to get an STD from giving oral sex?

How probable is it to get an STD from giving oral sex?

Good!: If your partner has a disease, the chances are quite good. Sex is not a game. Serious business with significant health and psychological consequences! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get chlamydia from anal?

Is it possible to get chlamydia from anal?

Yes, but uncommon: Chlamydial proctitis, which involves inflammation of the distal rectal mucosa, is relatively uncommon and occurs nearly exclusively in men who have sex with men who have had receptive anal intercourse. Women can experience rectal infection with chlamydia, but they are typically asymptomatic and do not have long-term sequelae. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get oral cancer from smokeless tobacco?

Is it possible to get oral cancer from smokeless tobacco?

Yes: Smokeless tobacco is an important cause of oral cancer. Alcohol is another. See this site for more info. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/tobacco/smokeless-tobacco. ...Read more

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Is it common to get an STD from having oral sex?

Is it common to get an STD from having oral sex?

It isn't uncommon.: Get checked at an std clinic or with your physician if you are concerned. ...Read more

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How probable is it to get HIV when receiving oral sex?

How probable is it to get HIV when receiving oral sex?

Unlikely: But possible if partner giving oral sex has HIV plus there is any break in your penile skin. Always best to use a condom, even for oral sex. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get proctitis from your partner who is clean?

Is it possible to get proctitis from your partner who is clean?

Yes: There are a symptomatic carriers. If your partner is tested, less likely but the tests are not 100% sensitive. ...Read more

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Can you only get throat cancer hpv from oral sex or could it be from just normal sex?

Can you only get throat cancer hpv from oral sex or could it be from just normal sex?

Oral sex: HPV is transmitted sexually for the most part. The virus tends to locate in the mucosal layer of the foreskin of the penis. For here it is transmitted to the vagina where it can be passed to another male or with oral sex the virus is then relocated to the oral cavity where it can reduce the oral form of HPV squamous Ca. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get herpes recieving or HPV from rimming?

Is it possible for you to get herpes recieving or HPV from rimming?

Yes it is possible: Yes it is possible to get herpes and hpv infection by sexual activity called rimming which is also called analingus an anal oral sexual activity practiced by homosexuals and others. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get HIV infection through oral sex with a cavity?

Is it possible to get HIV infection through oral sex with a cavity?

See detailed answer.: Hiv infection can certainly be transmitted through oral sex. The presence or absence of dental cavities is unrelated, as far anyone can tell. To get hiv, the virus has to come into contact with your bloodstream, like sharing a needle, or through contact with mucous membranes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get genital herpes from oral sex?

Is it possible to get genital herpes from oral sex?

Yes: Herpes viruses are associated with mucous membranes. Usually hsv-1 is found in the oral cavity and hsv-2 is found in the genital area. But, crossover infection is becoming more common. ...Read more