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What are the chances of a male getting an STD by receiving unprotected oral sex?

What are the chances of a male getting an STD by receiving unprotected oral sex? Assuming he is healthy, no other infections or diseases, no cuts or sores etc. Many sources simply say it is possible to transmit STDs via oral sex so you must use a condom. I am interested in a more detailed profile of the risk involved for a male receiving from […]

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What are the legal implications of knowingly passing on STD’s?

If someone knows they have an STD such as herpes and they do not let the people they are sleeping with know and they contract it. What are the rights of the people who contract it without knowing the person who they slept with was infected?

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Can the baby get the STD from a vaginal birth?

Being the person already has STD, will she have to have a C section to have the baby not get the std.

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Can you get an STD if you and your couple are clean from diseases?

So can u get an std if you and your partner have sexual intercourse and that both of you don’t already have an STD?

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What do I have? Odd symptoms.

Basically I had unprotected oral sex almost 3 weeks ago. A couple days later I found a red spot or raised skin on my penis. Went and got tested the next day and said I was positive for hsv1. But the doctor also said I\’ve probably had it for a while since it takes time for somthing to show up right away. Next couple days […]

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I’ve been cured for Gonorrhea but i think the symptoms are coming back.. what to do?

Hi i’m a 20 year old guy from Italy. On the 10th of January for the first time in my life i had sex with a guy. and stupid as i was it was unprotected, i was top, it didnt last long and i came inside. well i’m so unlucky that a 5 days after the intercourse i started having some yellow-white discharge from my […]

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What could these bumps be?

I found three little bumps while shaving what caught me was how rough they felt. They are by my vagina opening but more on the leg not touching my vagina. I had a pap smear a month ago because I had a bad infection and was tested. Everything came back clean. These bumps were not there and I’ve been sleeping with same partner with protection. […]

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STD Symptoms Database

Hepatitis C Symptoms

Hepatitis C causes inflammation of the liver and is the most common chronic liver condition in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there were approximately 30,000 new cases of Hepatitis C in the U.S. in 2014. Unlike Hepatitis A and B, there is not a vaccine for Hepatitis C. While it is most commonly transmitted through blood transfusions, it can […]

Common STD Myths

Unfortunately, because many people are hesitant to talk with their healthcare providers about Sexually Transmitted Diseases, many myths are prevalent. Here are some of the most common myths and the facts behind them. Myth #1You can’t get an STD from oral sex Fact: While there is little to no risk of transmitting HIV via oral sex, other STDs can be transmitted through oral sexual contact. […]

Trichomoniasis Symptoms

Trichomoniasis (commonly referred to as “Trich”) is caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis. It is the most common curable STD with 3.7 million people infected in the United States. Of those 3.7 million, only about 30% present any symptoms. Trichomoniasis is transmitted through penis-vaginal intercourse between men and women or vulva-to-vulva contact between women. It is rarely transmitted between men. Common Symptoms of Trichomoniasis In […]

STD Symptoms in Men

While many STDs present mild or no symptoms in both men and women, it is important for men to recognize the potential signs of infection. Commonly, men first recognize a possible STD because of sores or rashes on or around the genitals, unusual discharge from the penis, or itching or discomfort in the genital area. Symptoms can take a few days or a few weeks […]

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Your Neighbor on Jul 14, 2017

STDs in Gay and Bisexual Men

There are a variety of reasons that men who have sex with men (MSM), regardless […]

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Your Neighbor on Jun 30, 2017

Is it Possible to be a Virgin with an STD?

The short answer is yes. However, it all depends on how you define virginity. Virginity […]

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Your Neighbor on Jun 07, 2017

Young People Account for Most New STD Infections

According to the CDC, young people between the ages 15-24 account for 50% of all […]

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