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Since I have a cold sore does that mean I have the sexually transmitted disease herpes?

Not necessarily. Cold sores are relatively common and can be acquired without sexual contact.Some kids have them from an early age.The strain of herpes differs to some extent, from that of genital disease.However, those who engage in oral sex with someone shedding the genital virus can acquire cold sores from that contact. Read more...

Is circumcision associated with sexually transmitted diseases like herpes?

Yes, recent data. New data shows circumcision associated with decrease infections. Examination of scientific studies between 1995 and now shows links between circumcision and decreased risks for urinary tract infections, some kinds of cancer, hpv, hiv, and other sexually transmitted diseases. There is a preventative effect. Read more...

Is it possible to get eye herpes or other sexually transmitted disease from getting infected semen in your eye?

Yes...sort of. Herpes, hpv and syphilis are passed by skin to skin contact not from fluid transmission. Passing these diseases in the way you describe is unlikely. Other diseases like gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV are passed via fluid transmission from one person to another. Mucous membranes around the eye can become infected. In fact, chlamydia is a common cause of infant blindness acquired during delivery. Read more...
Yes. Although to my knowledge that study has never been performed. It would seem likely that exposure of a mucous membrane such as the eye to infected semen could result in transmission of disease. Read more...

Hello I need to know if a urinary infection is the result of a sexually transmitted disease?

UTI versus STD. A good medical provider that you trust should be safe to discuss all of your concerns and your recent history...Including your sexual history. But, along with the urine culture that must be happening, the provider can also test for common stds that can also cause the symptoms of a uti. Read more...

Is sexually transmitted infections possible without having real sex?

Yes. Any exchange of bodily fluids can increase your risks of acquiring a sexually transmitted disease (i.e. Oral sex). Certain viruses out there are dna virues (herpes, hpv, etc.), which means once you have it, you have it for life; we can treat them...But we cannot cure them. If you've had an intimate encounter with a high-risk individual, play it safe and see your doctor so you don't lose sleep. Read more...