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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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Does stds cause clear bumps in mouth then disapper in a couple days?

Does stds cause clear bumps in mouth then disapper in a couple days?

Mucocele: No STD causes anything like this. Clear bumps in the mouth that clear rapidly are mucoceles. It's not abnormal, just temporary blockage of a mucus secreting gland. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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What causes (non-std) chancre sores inside the mouth?

What causes (non-std) chancre sores inside the mouth?

Sores in mouth: Sores in the mouth can occur due to trauma (repetitive abrasion), viral infections, autoimmune diseases, etc... See your physician if continued concerns. ...Read more

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Is mouth ulcers caused by a std?

Is mouth ulcers caused by a std?

Yes: Yes. If you have had questionable sexual contact recently, get examined. ...Read more

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The right tonsil in my mouth is swollen. What would cause only one tonsil to be inflamed? Are there any STDs that would cause this?

The right tonsil in my mouth is swollen.  What would cause only one tonsil to be inflamed?  Are there any STDs that would cause this?

Need to be seen: There are a few things that can make your tonsils asymmetric. Those things need to be seen by a physician for diagnosis. Given your age is over 45, i wouldn't take it lightly. Now your tonsil could have been asymmetric all along and maybe you just realized it but i wouldn't just let it go. Good luck. ...Read more

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What stds can cause painful swallowing and mouth ulcers?

What stds can cause painful swallowing and mouth ulcers?

I would say herpes: and hiv can cause mouth ulcers and painful swallowing , gonorrhea can cause painful swallowing. I hope this helps. For more make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Can you get std's in your mouth that cause symptoms of inflamed sore gums that bleed constantly and receed from your teeth? Only started after oral.

Can you get std's in your mouth that cause symptoms of inflamed sore gums that bleed constantly and receed from your teeth? Only started after oral.

Possible: When we speak of std's we are referring to chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, & hiv. Oral sex may result in sore throat which affects the nasopharynx. Any one of these diseases can produce symptoms of irritation associated with bacterial or viral infection. Bleeding gums are a sign of gingivitis or periodontitis which is in itself a low grade infection. You should be tested for std's. ...Read more

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Could STDs be transferred through saliva?

Could STDs be transferred through saliva?

Go Here: Go to this website and read all you could ever want to know about stds: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/default.Htm. ...Read more

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Can STDs be transmitted through saliva or through urine?

Can STDs be transmitted through saliva or through urine?

Yes, some can: For example, if a man has a GC/CT/trich urethritis, the germs are going to be delivered through the urethra by both urine and ejaculate. Hepatitis and herpes have been present in saliva as well. Chances of co-infection increase with breaks in oral or vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

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Can STDs be spread through saliva?

Can STDs be spread through saliva?

STDs: Yes. Herpes, hpv and syphilis. Possible, but less likely, gonorrhea and chlamydia. Remember there are twelve common stds. It is worth the few minutes it takes to learn them and how to prevent them. ...Read more

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What STDs can also be transmitted through saliva?

All of them: It is possible to transmit all std's through saliva...Especially if there is any blood mixed in with the saliva. ...Read more

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Please tell me if you can get STDs from saliva getting into a scratch?

Please tell me if you can get STDs from saliva getting into a scratch?

STDs: Please go to this website prepared by the cdc for anything you want to know about stds: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/default.Htm. ...Read more

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Can u catch an STD threw or from saliva/ spit?

Can u catch  an STD threw or from saliva/ spit?

Yes: However, it does depend on the std. It can be spread from the serum of vesicular lesions (herpes) or other "open" lesions (syphilis). Yet others do not need to have this fluid to transmit the disease (hpv) and others will be more internal, and seepage will occur through the urethra (chlamydia). In summary, know what you/your partner may have and take all the necessary precautions. Be safe! ...Read more

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Do std's spread through oral contact/saliva (no direct sexual contact)?

Sometimes: If the infecting organism gets to the mouth by contact with an infected area one one person, another person could get the infection by kissing, but if is unusual. ...Read more

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Are you able to get an STD from using saliva as lubrication during masturbation?

Are you able to get an STD from using saliva as lubrication during masturbation?

Some, yes: Hiv likely no, but gonorrhea, chlamydia and certainly hpv yes. Hpv can be spread mouth to genitals and causes genital warts and cancer. Gonorrhea can be spread oral to genital and much less likely chlamydia can too. ...Read more

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Is it possible to give yourself an STD from saliva lubrication during masturbation?

Is it possible to  give yourself an STD from saliva lubrication during masturbation?

Doubtful: That could only occur if you already had an infection in your oral cavity due to one of the many organisms that can be sexually transmitted, and even then, saliva is inhibitory to many microorganisms. You should be fine. ...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


Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more