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Not reliable see MD!: Oral or elsewhere makes no difference. All syphilis is very dangerous and the ONLY recommended treatment is penicillin by injection; no oral Rx is reliable. If you think you have syphilis or exposed, do not self treat. See a doctor, preferably public health or infectious diseases expert. Do not cut corners; it could be life threatening, especially if HIV positive (as are most males with syph). ...Read more
How common is getting syphilis through oral sex? And what other STD are passed on through oral sex? is it common to catch STD through oral sex?
Any STD can be: transmitted through oral sex, including syphilis, if the other person is infected (which they may not know). Gonorrhea, chlamydia and HPV(human papilloma virus) are more common than syphilis these days and can be transmitted this way, This is why use of condoms for oral sex, as well as anal or vaginal sex is so important. ...Read more
Yes: It is definitely possible to get syphilis from oral sex. Hiv is more rarely transmitted through unprotected (no condom) oral sex with men, and very rare with oral sex with women. People at risk ar emore likely to have bad gums or sores in their mouths that provide easier entry for the hiv. It is safer to to use condoms (men) or dental dams (women) for oral sex. ...Read more
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How likely is it for a syphilis chancre to first appear more than four months after any oral, anal, or vaginal sex?
Not at all: It would have ocurred 4 mos ago. Usual primary lesion 10-21 days after infection, healing after 3-6 weeks if not treated. Reports of primary 90 days later should be treated with skepticism. No reports of chancre 120 days after infection. 2nd stage is, of course common at 4 months, but that is not a chancre. Clearly you are worried, so you should get checked. ...Read more
How soon after contracting syphilis can you pass it on. I received oral sex and am now worried. I had sex with my partner the following night.
Would giving oral sex to someone with syphilis quickly turn to neuro syphilis and would it show in standard blood tests if it were not passed vaginaly?
Tested 1 week after unprotected encounter of oral for all STIs retested 3 months later for everything except syphilis should I get that? no symptoms
Yes, rarely: The rash of syphilis as well as the chancre (the initial ulcer) both contain bacteria and so touching either of these with ungloved hands or from genital-frontal contact without penetration can result in transmission. Anal sex can also transmit syphilis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you were unknowingly infected with syphilis and taking penicillin for oral surgery could that inadvertently cure the syphilis infection?
Couldn't hurt: Chances are that the antibiotic will help treat the problem; however, you probably need a longer and stronger dose to cure syphilis. The antibiotic circulates in your blood to fight bacteria. It doesn't really care where the bacteria is in your body. The real question is are you taking a strong enough dose? Only your md knows for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Married male , i had intercouse with a man used condom no oral given or received but i did give a rim job, is this high risk for syphilis?
It depends...: ...on meaning of "high risk". In North America or Europe, any sex with another male is about as high risk for syphilis as you can get. Rimming is lower risk than unprotected anal or oral sex, but it could happen. OTOH, the vast majority of such exposures don't result in syphilis. Most important, you used a condom for anal sex, which otherwise is the highest risk of all sexual exposures. ...Read more
Does syphilis chancre initial appear in lip or finger? Do chancre appear on lip or mouth without oral sex or kiss?
Can syphilis spread without a chancre present after oral sex with a male? Would it present as an upper respiratory infection 3 mos later?
Syphilis: Yes it can occur without a visible chancre. Upper respiratory infection 3 mos later would be very rare, but syphilis is known as the great masquerader and can present in almost any fashion. You should go and be checked for all STDs and stop having unprotected sex. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
I'm having painless mouth sore - worried that it is syphilis or herpes infection, or oral cancer?
Simply: Have your own general dentist or an oral surgeon take a look at what you are describing so that you will know exactly what it is and whether or not it needs treatment. From what you describe it's unlikely it's any of the three things you mentioned. However, you should find out what it is and the only way to do that is to have someone personally examine you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painless mouth sore - worried that it is syphilis or herpes infection, or oral cancer. How do I get tested?
Is brown spots all over body, scalp and face syphilis or another std? Had unprotected oral sex two months ago. Now itching all over.
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