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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 »

Oral sex and STDs

Dear Dr.I am male and I have a question about oral sex and STDs.Having Oral sex (giving oral to... Read more »

ORAL SEX STDS

HelloI am curious as to which sexual diseases can be transmitted through insertive oral sex. I... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Teens Ignorant About STDs

A recent online survey of Canadian teens conducted by the Canadian Association for Adolescent Health, with help from Ipsos-Reid, found that nearly one in five of the 1,171 respondents, ages 14-17, did not know that oral sex can lead to STDs. One in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anonymous Prescriptions for STDs Could Get Committee Support Next Month

Due to increases in STDs in Utah, the Legislature's Health and Human Services Interim Committee on Wednesday generally endorsed a bill that would allow a physician to provide a prescription to unnamed sexual partners of people who have been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: ABCs of STDs

Statistics from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health show that 15- to 24-year-olds have the highest rates of chlamydial and gonorrheal infection in the state, and the rate is rising. Since 1996, there has been a 53 percent increase in... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Possible exposure to HIV/STDS?

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Possible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.

I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »

Am I infetcted.. not hiv.. but other STDs though..

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
First of all, I know this is an HIV site, but the description for this forum included worries about STDs.


I had gotten tested for HIV 12 weeks after, I am negative (which is great because I was really stressing).

So, about 3 weeks ago, I started... Read more »