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Can You Get An STD From Oral Sex

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Oral sex and STD (ORAL SEX AND STDs)

The truth is that most of my friends don't even think of oral sex as sex and is no good talking with them about this subject - Im really ignorant about this: what's the likelihood of getting AIDS or other diseases with oral sex?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your friends don't think of oral sex as sex??? Hmm . . . one wonders how they would classify it. Penis Popsicle high-protein snack, perhaps? To get an answer to your question, I'd suggest you read the information in the archives. We... Read more »

STD's and oral sex

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STD from oral sex

About a week ago I performed oral sex on a woman without using protection. My tounge has had a... Read more »
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Do I Have an STD from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK so this past May I got my first BJ from this girl I know. Well I had no symptoms of anything until this past week where the tip of my penis feel a little funny.

I went to the clinic this past November to see if I should get tested for anything and... Read more »

HELP! STD from oral sex with stripper

Posted by lost_wolf, 1 Reply
More than a month ago I bought a dance from a stripper in a gentleman's club at downtown LA. We are in a VIP/champagne room and we made out and she licked my penis and briefly performed unprotected oral sex on me. Around four days ago I engaged in... Read more »

Oral sex STD

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
OK so after 8 months do you all think Im all clear of having to worry about herpes, or other std's not including HIV?

I have never had sexual contact with anyone besides one bj from a friend of mine in May. I have not fuffered any outbreaks like... Read more »

no STD symptoms after oral a year ago. Am I ok?

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
last year I received oral for the first time in my life. I'm a virgin. The girl told me she was clean but i am paranoid.

A year has passed and I have shown no signs of genital herpes. Am I clean? Read more »