Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are diseases that spread from person to person through sexual contact. Infectious organisms that inhabit the skin in the genital areas can be transmitted through vaginal secretions, semen, and blood during unprotected sex. Some of the most common STDs are chlamydia, chancroid, herpes, trichomoniasis, HIV, and human papillomavirus (HPV).

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Please answer my questions about oral sex.

Query: Hi doctor,Please answer the following queries: (assume all questions about oral sex are done without a dental dam in place).1) If both partners are clean, can one get an STI from the partner during oral sex?2) For oral sex, what diseases or negative side effects (discluding STD/STI) could come about...  Read Full »

Dr. Arun R Kaushik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Answers for your queries are as follows: 1) Usually no chance to get STI (sexually transmitted disease) but difficult to predict. 2) Usually, STIs are common. Some allergies can also occur. 3) Yes, it is better to clean the anus and vagina before sex. Use a mild ...  Read Full »

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