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What Is The Difference Between Syphilis And Herpes

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unprotected-insertive oral sex at risk for hpv syphilis hepatitis herpes?

Thank you for your informative asnwers to our questions. My question is: I recently received unprotected oral sex from a stranger. (Dumb Dumb thing to do; I know.)There was no ejaculation -- if that is a factor. How much at risk am I for HPV,...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...person performing oral sex on you if they have an active STD infection in or on their mouth. For instance, if a person has a herpes/cold sore on their lip, there is a chance that herpes could be transmitted to your penis. It is also possible... Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

...who undergo medical circumcision can significantly reduce their risk of acquiring two common sexually transmitted infections?herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the cause of genital herpes, and human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cancer... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Association of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection and Syphilis With HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Peru

...colleagues surveyed and tested for HIV 3,280 men who have sex with men in Peru and found an HIV prevalence of 13.9% in the group, a herpes simplex virus type 2 prevalence of 46.3% and a syphilis prevalence of 13.4%. The study also found that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Genital Herpes Prevalence Down Among Teens, Adults; Number of Syphilis, Other STD Cases Rising, Studies Say

...Genital herpes prevalence in the United States has decreased "significantly" in recent years, federal health officials said on Monday at the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...areas that are not covered. Correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of syphilis, as well as genital herpes and chancroid, only when the infected area or site of potential exposure is protected. Condoms lubricated with... Read more »
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Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a little concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it without noticing. Question 2 - In order to test for Herpes 1 and 2, does it have to be during an outbreak.. or they just do a blood draw regardless of an outbreak? It's... Read more »

receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
...and feel so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis and have had no herpes outbreaks and don't think I have any other STDs. Is testing even medically necessary? Read more »

hpv,herpes, - different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Alright, this plagues me. Most realize that hpv has many strains, and so does herpes. My questions is if you already have either can you still catch different strains or are you immune to them? We know hiv has Read more »

What is cmv virus

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi I have one question and if someone would be so kind to answer it i would really appreciate it, is cmv virus a virus like herpes or syphilis or only people with hiv develop this virus or disease thank and sorry for my ignorance.bj Read more »