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Doctor insights on: Is Wearing A Condom During Oral Sex A Necessary To Lessen The Chance Of An Std

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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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What r the chances of the male acquiring an STD if he isn't wearing a condom during oral sex?

What r the chances of the male acquiring an STD if he isn't wearing a condom during oral sex?

Depends......: Good question but hard to answer. If engaging in sex with an ulcer or cut, definitely. Other factors includes the type of std, the "bug burden" in your partner performing oral sex , and other factors(eg duration, frequency).Otherwise, it is low probability. ...Read more

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How do you have sex without getting stds? The only way you could do it safely is abstain from sex or use condom during oral sex!?

How do you have sex without getting stds? The only way you could do it safely is abstain from sex or use condom during oral sex!?

Protection from STDs: Abstinence or having sex with a partner you have trust and faith in that has been tested. Casual sex is problematic. Condoms do not protect from warts and herpes. ...Read more

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What STIs/STDs and infection you and your partner may get from unprotected oral sex? Are we still in danger if both are protected like wearing condom

Low risk, not zero: Contrary to advice from some sources, oral sex can be considered safe sex -- compared with vaginal or anal sex, much lower risk for all STDs and no risk for some. Main risks are gonorrhea, herpes due to HSV1, nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), and syphilis. Very low risk for chlamydia, HSV2, and HPV. Virtually zero for HIV and probably hepatitis. Condoms: see comment to follow. ...Read more

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I had gay oral sex with a man with condoms it will cause std's or hiv.

Safer sex: This is the safest way to have oral sex. It is unlikely you will get any stis, and very unlikely you will get hiv. Regular testing is still important. Continue to use condoms consistently with oral or anal sex and stay safe. ...Read more

Condoms (Definition)

These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more