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Oral Sex On A Woman And Stds

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Other STDs through oral sex

I have just read the letter below in which you write that the probability of a man getting HIV in the course of receiving oral sex from a woman is very low. My question is about other STDs - what is the risk of man getting other STDs (including...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are certain sexually transmitted diseases that can be transmitted to your genitals via somebody's mouth. Any infections that occur in or around the mouth, or are transmitted through fluids in the mouth, could theoretically be transmitted... Read more »

Oral sex between two woman (WOMAN TO WOMAN) ( CUNNILINGUS)

Dear DrSorry, but this is a follow up to my last question. If HIV was contracted between two woman... Read more »

woman receiving oral sex

What other STD's can be contracted by a woman who is the receiving oral sex. In particular... Read more »
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Project Inform

Woman-to-Woman: HIV and STDs

Woman-to-woman sexual practices have generally been associated with a lower risk of HIV transmission, but there have been a number of reported cases. The risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted disease (STD) transmission among this group has not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Shows Few Women Seeking Emergency Contraception Are Tested for STDs Despite Being at High Risk

Women requesting emergency contraception (EC) at STD clinics are considered to be at high risk for STDs because they typically report recent unprotected sex. Yet new research conducted at the ten STD clinics run by the New York City Department of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Ignorance Blamed for Local Rise in Teen STDs; Doctors Say Many Kids Think Oral Sex Safe

Health officials in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are concerned about a 7 percent rise in reported STDs among local teenagers. Last year, the combined number of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall, and Tarrant... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for a Woman's Body: What Every HIV-Positive Woman Should Know About the Care and Prevention of GYN Problems

Table of Contents Introduction How Often Should You Go? What to Expect in the Office Common GYN Problems How to Prepare for Your GYN Care Appointment: A Checklist and Questions for Your Provider Introduction For women living... Read more »
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STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know you can't get infected with HIV through oral sex or fingering, but can a woman transmit any STDs to a man through: man receiving unprotect oral or man giving vaginal fingering? Read more »

woman to woman transmission???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible for women to transmit the virus amoung eachother. I am aware oral sex is pretty safe, and not many cases have been reported between lesbians becoming infected this way, but what about shareing sex toys. If I use a dildo on myself,... Read more »

STDs in Insertive Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I had an unprotected Insertive Oral Sex for a while. I want to know what STDs can transmit in this way.

I have been told that SALIVA does not transmit HIV. But can it transmit other STD...What are they and how dangerous they can be.

I have sore... Read more »

Oral Sex on a Woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently performed oral sex on a woman, and am very worried I have contracted HIV. The exposure was about 70 days ago, and I have had a bad headache for a week now. I am really nervous. Is one exposure enough ? also, what are the chances of me... Read more »