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STDs (other than HIV) from receiving fellatio?

Thank you for providing such a valuable source of information. I know from reading your site that the risk of getting from receiving insertive oral sex is very low. My question is about other STDs. I've read repeatedly that there is...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You are at greatest risk for a sexually transmitted infection (STI,STD) during genital-to-genital contact. However, engaging in oral-genital contact does pose some risk for certain STIs.There are certain sexually transmitted diseases that can be... Read more »

Oral Sex and Other STDs

Hi Ryan-I understand that the risks of getting hiv from receiving oral sex with a condom (where the... 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

Great Britain: Collecting Condoms and Avoiding STDs Is Aim of Super Mario-Style Safe-Sex Game

This article was reported by Leicester Mercury (UK) . The Leicester Mercury reported that the Leicestershire Teenage Pregnancy Partnership (LTPP) in Leicestershire, England, recently launched "Game On," a teen-oriented, Super Mario-style online... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Can STDs Cause Health Problems? How Are STDs Treated? How Do STDs Affect... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

The Truth About STDs

Introduction Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Incidence and Prevalence References Introduction There are more than 25 diseases spread primarily by sexual activity. Together these infections -- called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- have... Read more »
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Does risk receiving oral sex?

Posted by extresado, 1 Reply
Does risk receiving oral sex? Do we need to be tested? Read more »

receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
Hi I received unprotected oral sex without a barrier from 2 different guys whose HIV status I'm not sure of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and... 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 »

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 »