Can you get STDs by oral sex?

Yes. Contrary to what many believe stds can be passed from oral sex. Some diseases (herpes, hpv, syphilis) are passed from contact with infected skin. Others are passed through body fluids (gonorrhea, chlamydia).

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Can you get STD from oral sex?

Absolutely. Stds can be transmitted through any contact with bodily fluids - regardless of the type of sexual act. Actually, hpv only requires direct skin contact for transmission. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes and many other stds can be transmitted through oral sex. Be careful. To prevent contracting or transmitting and std, please use condoms. Read more...

Can you get an STD from oral sex? And are small bumps on the genital area always stds?

Need more info. Yes. Of course you can get stds from oral sex. But the variety of situations also include different risk scenarios. If you are a female performing oral sex on a man then there is the risk of gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, syphilis, hpv, and hiv. A person performing oral sex on you can transmit hpv and possibly herpes. Bumps are not stds. You performing on a female is low risk for herpes and hpv. Read more...
Of course you can. There is no immunity zone. If you have unprotected sex--oral/anal/vaginal, you are at risk of contracting any std your partner may have, whether or not partner is aware of having it. Condoms prevent this. Read more...
Yes and no. You can certainly get an std from oral sex and all bumps on the genitals are not always std's. Read more...
Yes, low risk. No. There is some risk of STDs from oral sex, but in general much lower chance than for unprotected vaginal or anal sex. For some STDs, including HIV, there is virtually no risk from oral sex. Most genital area skin bumps are not due to STDs, but the only way to know for sure is to be professionally examined. Good luck! Read more...

Can you get a STD from giving oral sex and did not have a cut in the mouth?

Absolutely! Hi Charles, Your question is a great one. Yes indeed you can contract an STD from having oral sex. In my practice I have treated oral Gonorrhea, Chlamydia , Syphilis and Herpes. This is why we recommend oral sex with condoms or a dental damn. There should always be a barrier between you and a potential STD! Thanks. Read more...