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Can I Get Std By Mouth

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"Do i have std's or any kind of disease?" from my own cum in my mouth

I got fingered and my own cum got on my mouth, about 5 minutes later, it was itchy, do i have any disease?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,You can't give yourself an STD, they only come from other people. I couldn't tell you why your mouth felt itchy after your cum got in your mouth. I <i>can</i> tell you though that lots of people do this... Read more »

Does nipple licking & sucking cause mouth sore or any STD

Hello Doc,I went to a massage parlor 8 days ago. The lady offered me a hand job. She cleaned my... Read more »

Kissing someone with another STD

Dear Ryan:I engaged in open mouth kissing with someone that had an STD other than AIDSShe said the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Young People Are Urged to Get Free STD Testing

Much as the text-message terms "OMG" and "LOL" have become common, organizers of the youth-targeted STD campaign "Get Yourself Tested" hope "GYT" does the same. "GYT" conveys a simple yet serious message for youths who are unaware they are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco: STD Testing Campaign for Gay Men Under Way

Following last year's successful campaign to promote STD testing among gay men, a team of San Francisco health advocates is once again calling for a "spring cleaning" during the month of April. The drive is the brainchild of Castroguys, a group of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut: State Health Officials Recommend Testing for STDs

The week of April 22 is designated Connecticut STD Testing Week, and state Department of Public Health officials are urging sexually active residents to get screened. One in four U.S. adults will have an STD at some point in their lifetime, said DPH... Read more »
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HIV/STD....Terrified

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have read that a red rash (hurts, cant open mouth) around your mouth is symptom of HIV. Does anyone know anything about this. Also the very tip of my penis is red. There is no discomfort. Could this be herpes?

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STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if... Read more »

is this some sort of STD symptom?

Posted by lynx, 2 Replies
A couple months ago i noticed a dark little pinprick on the outline of my lips. I scratched it on accident, and a slightly larger brown skin discoloration has been left. More little dark pinpricks have showed up on the outline of my mouth. They are... Read more »

STD Symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous
6 weeks ago, I had a man cum on my face. It ran down to the corner of my mouth and some may have gotten in my mouth. Within a minute or two, the corner of my mouth was red and burning. THis lasted for about 1/2 an hour after it was cleaned up. I... Read more »