Can I get sexually transmitted disease from oral sex?

Yes. All you need to get a std is genital contact and the germ. The germ can figure out what it wants to infect, and oral sex can end up passing some mean ones.

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Can you catch sexually transmitted infections through oral sex?

Definitely. Common STD's that are transmitted via oral sex are herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. HIV can also be transmitted, especially if there are sores in the mouth. HPV can be transmitted as well, although would be difficult to test for it in the mouth. If you are concerned, be sure to tell your provider you are concerned about an oral STD so they can do the right type of testing (oral swab) Read more...

Can my girlfriend or I get a sexually transmitted disease if we never had sex?

Only herpes. In general, stds can only be acquired from someone who acquired them sexually from someone else. The only exception is herpes: hsv-1 usually causes cold sores and can occur in people who've never had sex. But it can cause genital outbreaks, especially in someone who gets infected for the first time. So it's possible for a "virgin" with a cold sore to give genital herpes to someone else. Read more...

Can you get trichinosis not by just sex? My obgyn said no its only a sexually transmitted disease but I read online you can get it on toilet seats

Trichomoniasis. Theoretically it is possible to pick up trich from a toilet seat but this would be extremely improbable. The human genital tract is the only known habitat for this species. I agree with your OB. Read more...

My doctor said trich is only a sexually transmitted disease and you can only get it by having sex with someone who has it is that true?

True. While the organisms can survive for a period of time in the environment there is no proven role for transmission in this manner. Bear in mind that the infection can be without symptoms in most men and up to 50% of women. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! Read more...

Can u still get sexually transmitted disease if u have had ur cervix removed?

Yes. You will not be able to get pregnant but a sexually transmitted disease is sexually transmitted. Read more...
STD. Yes. You can still get cervicitis, abnormal pap smears, as well as vaginal and vulvar infections., including such things as herpes, hpv, etc. Read more...
Certainly. All you need to get a STD is exposure to an infected person and tissue for the germs to invade. That includes your vagina, anus or oral cavity and surrounding skin structures, Read more...

Can you get a sexually transmitted disease even if you practice monogamy?

Not uisually. But that means that your partner is also monogamous (something that is hard to guarantee - no pun intended), and that they did not bring an std into the relationship from prior activities. Read more...