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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Risk Factors

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Sexually Transmitted diseases caught by oral contact

I am thinking about having sex with a new partner. I am very aware of having safe sex and will use a condom. What I am not sure about is oral contact. For example I know that if a person has a cold sore and you have oral sex there is a change of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please see Rick's response to "Oral Sex STDs" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q9311.qna) and my response to "Oral STD risk"... Read more »

risk factor for HSV other than sexual exposure

respected doctor,is there any risk factor/possibility other than sexual exposure for herpes genitalis infection as one having past history of herpes zoster infection on chest?i am working in national aids research institute and have microbiology...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Herpes simplex infection can be transmitted by nonsexual routes. For example, dentists and dental hygienists can get herpes infection of the finger tip from working ona patient with active oral herpes, and herpes can also be transmitted by kissing.... Read more »

Hepatitis C Sexually Transmitted Question

My girlfriend recently called me telling me she has Hepatitis C. Google's information basically say its not a STD, but should I be worried. She got caught up in some drugs, but I never did any of them. Is it possible I could get hep c...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis C is mainly transmitted through shared injection drug use. HCV outbreaks have been reported among men who have sex with men usually in association with traumatic sex or other STDs. HCV can be uncommonly transmitted through sex among... Read more »

protect from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases

Celebrities and VIPS are having sex with many girls ,how they protect themselves from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI would say that they are all most likely using condoms and getting tested and knowing their status. Anyone who has sex is vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections and using protection is your best way to protect yourself.Be well and stay... Read more »
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BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


The past...

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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for
  a. sexually transmitted diseases,
      pharyngeal throat... Read more »

Check for other sexually transmitted diseases too

Posted by Anonymous
How to get the standard STD clinic tests when you go and get tested for AIDS HIV :
Ask the doctor or clinician to check for throat, for urethral, for anal and for blood STDs.

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sexually transmitted infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is sexually transmitted infection (STI) Read more »