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Safe Catch Syphilis
Safe is relative: Condoms and inspecting your partners stuff does not equate to being safe enough to prevent syphillus. For that disease you are truely exposed to every partner your partner has had sex with. Only avoiding contact with an infected partner prevents transmission. The best setting is only sharing sex with one partner who has never shared it before. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Statistically What's the the chances of contracting syphilis from someone who has been treated with the antibiotics and has no lesions during SAFE sex?
None: Duplicate question. See my reply to the other one. No risk. ...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
Possible but: Unlikely. You could get the infection if the person you are sharing cigarette with is infected, has enough agent in the saliva or has cuts on his/her lips and the cigarette is contaminated. There would have to be sufficient inoculum to get into the cuts on your lips. I can say for sure that smoking is bad for you and you should quit while you are ahead. ...Read more
If you have a cut on your lip, but its not bleeding, can u catch syphilis or HIV if you share a cigarette with a stranger?!
Can i catch a std's such as syphilis, HSV or HPV by wearing someone's else dry bathing suit over my underwear?
Is annual STD screening frequent enough to catch potentially asymptomatic STDs (like syphilis) in a timely manner for their treatment? (Not high risk)
Exposure to germ: Syphillis is usually transmitted sexually thru contact with an infected person. That person may be asymptomatic and or have thought they had a flu like illness as their only symptoms. Risk of transmission is estimated at 30% per contact during the contageous phaze. Infected women pass it to their babies during pregnancy in the first years they have untreated disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin to skin contact: Syphilis is spread via skin to skin contact with an infected painless sore called a chancre. If the infected sore come into contact with another person during any type of sexual activity then the other person is at risk and should be tested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Syphillis is not spread in the air like a flu or cold. Transmission requires direct contact with the germ.This can be as it passes mom to baby in her blood, thru a tainted blood transfusion(they test it to avoid that) &direct contact with sores during sex or other contact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer