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Can you only get genital herpes from sex and oral sex?

Can you only get genital herpes from sex and oral sex?

Pretty much: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease-so something sexual must be going on. These days, it's not like the 1950s, so sometimes HSV1 and HSV2 can get a little mixed up. (The first virus is the cold sore virus, and the second one is classically associated with genital herpes, but now the 2 can interchange a bit depending on the activity). Herpes is very infectious BTW-talk/take precautions ...Read more

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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Can chlamydia from receiving oral sex?

Can chlamydia from receiving oral sex?

Chlamydia: 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. Chlamydia can cause pharngeal/ throat infection when spread via oral sex. This isn't a common method of transmission. My understanding is that chlamydia isn't spread through saliva. I am not aware of chlamydia being spread oral to genital via saliva. ...Read more

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Can oral sex transmit hpv?

Can oral sex transmit hpv?

Yes: The hpv virus is very easily transmitted from person to person. Fingers, mouths, sharing sex toys without washing in between are all thought to be ways of transmitting hpv. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV from kissing and oral sex?

Can you get HIV from kissing and oral sex?

HIV shouldn't: Occur from kissing. Hiv may be transmitted if infected fluids (semen, vaginal secretions, blood) come in contact w inflamed tissue/ sore/ulceration in throat or mouth. This is a rarer mode of transmission. ...Read more

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Can you still sexually transmit HSV 1 through oral sex?

Can you still sexually transmit HSV 1 through oral sex?

Yes: You can, though by the time people become sexually active, they've often already been infected with hsv-1. ...Read more

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Can a male who has contracted genital gonorrhea from receiving oral sex, infect a female through oral sex? Or must the infected genital make contact?

Can a male who has contracted genital gonorrhea from receiving oral sex, infect a female through oral sex? Or must the infected genital make contact?

Oral sex which way?: Gonorrhea is only transmitted from the infected site, and it doesn't travel through the body to other places. If you have untreated urethral (penile) gonorrhea and a partner performs oral sex on you, she can acquire oral gonorrhea. You can't give it by performing oral sex. However, you should not be having ANY sex until and unless your gonorrhea has been treated and cured. ...Read more

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Can i get HPV from oral sex? Can HPV be transmitted by oral sex, or just intercourse? .

Can i get HPV from oral sex? Can HPV be transmitted by oral sex, or just intercourse?

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That : That is a good question. Yes, hpv can be transmitted via oral sex. Hpv is linked to oral infections and even subsequent oral cancers. The hpv vaccination can prevent this. ...Read more

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Can oral gonorrhea or oral chlamydia be spread through saliva or kissing?

Can oral gonorrhea or oral chlamydia be spread through saliva or kissing?

Not by kissing: No documented cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia spread by kissing. It is possible to get chlamydia from infected saliva, but not very likely.Gonorrhea can be transmitted in both directions when oral sex is performed on a man, and throat infections with gonorrhea are notoriously difficult to treat.Chlamydia can also by spread by oral sex. ...Read more

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How often do asymptomatic STDs occur? Had unprotected oral sex with prostitutes. What STDs can be caught from penis to mouth oral sex?

How often do asymptomatic STDs occur? Had unprotected oral sex with prostitutes. What STDs can be caught from penis to mouth oral sex?

Oral sex : Penis to your mouth puts you at risk for hiv, syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, hepatitis about, and hpv. All of them may be a symptomatic inside of the throat. ...Read more

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Can you have oral sex with genital herpes?

Can you have oral sex with genital herpes?

See below: You can, but you shouldn't if there is an active outbreak. Herpes can be transmitted via genital-genital, oral-genital, and oral-oral contact. ...Read more

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Can strep throat infection be transmitted via oral sex or vaginal intercourse?

Can strep throat infection be transmitted via oral sex or vaginal intercourse?

Yes: Since the strep bacteria infect mucosal tissues, you certainly can spread it via oral contact if someone has an untreated infection. Get yourselves better and then enjoy! ...Read more

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Are oral herpes from oral sex and ulcers/cold sores similar things?

Same causes: The herpes simplex virus is the primary cause of cold sores and genital herpes. The only difference is the type of virus. Hsv type 1 usually is associated with cold sores and hsv type 2 is associated with genital herpes. However any one can get cold sores if they come into contact with the genital area of an hsv type 2 infected person who is contagious at that time and vice versa. ...Read more

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Oral thrush after oral sex, antibiotics would work?

Oral thrush after oral sex, antibiotics would work?

See below: If you actually have oral thrush and you have not been on steroids (oral of inhaled), are not under chemotherapy then you have a problem with your immune system and need to be checked for immune related issues asap. ...Read more

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Can oral herpes be transmitted by oral sex if no symptoms?

Can oral herpes be transmitted by oral sex if no symptoms?

Possibly: Without active lesions it would be very rare to transmit this infection to the genitals. It is possible to have a small lesion and not be aware of it and thus transmit it. The two types are so very similar that oral herpes can cause genital herpes. If you have herpes in your vagina you may not be aware but you are almost certain to see a herpes lesion on the penis. Genital herpes can infect mouth. ...Read more

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Cam oral herpes be transmitted to the genitals?

Herpes: There are some interesting facts about herpes that all should now know. 75% of americans have been exposed to oral herpes (known now as hsv type 1. Most get this as children from family members. 25% of americans have herpes type two. If you get herpes two before you get exposed to herpes type one you cannot get this infection. But, if you get herpes one first you can still get herpes two. ...Read more

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Can HPV jump from a genital organ to oral cavity? Is giving oral sex to man the only risk factor for oral hpv?Can oral HPV lay dormant in oral cavity?

Can HPV jump from a genital organ to oral cavity? Is giving oral sex to man the only risk factor for oral hpv?Can oral HPV lay dormant in oral cavity?

Yes: Hpv can jump from gential to oral cavity. Smoking is a risk factor for oral cancer. Once you have hpv doesn't mean you'll get cancer, only makes it possible, like an opportunity. Yes oral hpv can lay dormant in oral cavity. The risk also increases with the number of sexual partners a person has. Smoking also increases the risk of oral hpv infection. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more