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I had no idea!!! Please help me with my confusion
May 12, 2004

Dr. Dieterich, I recently received oral sex and had no idea that STDs could be passed through this activity. Could you please tell me the risk for Hep B (or A,C) for only RECEIVING oral sex? Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Response from Dr. Dieterich

It is considered an extremely low risk activity. You should be vaccinated however for hepatitis A and B if you are not already immune. Have a condom handy, just in case! Good luck! DTD



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