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Can A Vaginal Cyst Look Like An Std

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Can I get an STD by masturbating anally, using my vaginal discharge?

hi, I'm a 14 year old lesbian... I have been masturbating since I was very young... I recently started masturbating anally... tonight, I decided to do it because I was... well, horny... I didn't have any lube, so I used vaginal discharge...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get any STI from yourself! It's best practice for future times you masturbate to always wash your hands before. Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

vaginal transmission of orally aquired std?

If I have aquired Chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, or gonorrhea by giving someone (another male) oral... Read more »

Help! What is My HIV/STD risk from unprotected anal/vaginal sex?

A week and a half ago I went out with someone I did not know and I had too much to drink. We were... Read more »
Articles
Women Alive

Vaginal Secretions and Transmission-- Still Looking for An Answer

A new study of great importance for HIV infected women is being designed bythe CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) as a sub-study of the HIV EpidemiologyResearch Study (HERS). One of its objectives should be to detect andquantify the presence of HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS in the United States: A Look Back and a Look Forward

Introduction Status of the Epidemic: Incidence HIV Is Still a Problem in the U.S.: Prevention Works -- But Challenges Exist What CDC Is Doing to Address the Epidemic Closing Testimony before the Oversight and Government Reform... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Warts It All About? A Look at Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Writing about sex and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is fascinating, frustrating and fun. It's fascinating because I get to read the results of research and studies about the sex lives of ordinary people. It's frustrating because year after... Read more »
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of... Read more »
Connect With Others

Unknown STD - looking for other sufferers

Posted by smithsonian10
Hi all

I, like many many others from around the world, have been affected by what appears to be a mystery virus that attacks the immune system hard. It's been a year of hell and I take no solace in the knowledge that I am not alone with this.

Here's a... Read more »

Vaginal Wart

Posted by Anonymous
Last April I can home from a 2 month business trip and noticed my live-in girlfriend of 5 years had what look like to be a wart on her vagina (She claims she cut herself shaving, which left me in question). I brought her to the Doc. the next day... Read more »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was recently diognosed with a STD that I received from receptive oral sex. I keep reading that people with STDs are more likely to contract HIV whikle I also read that it is very unlikely that a person would contract HIV from receptive oral sex.... Read more »

Paranoid and looking for some reassurance

Posted by browneyedGirl, 2 Replies
Hello, I'm a 21 year old female. I've only had 2 sex partners in my entire life; one being my boyfriend, who im sure is completely clean, and unfortunately someone recently. Before anyone says anything about my situation, please understand that I... Read more »