Q. Kindly help me to know about STD.

Answered by
Dr. Kiran Anaparthi
and medically reviewed by Nithila A
Published on Sep 25, 2019

Hello doctor,

I need some education on STD. Please help.

Dr. Kiran Anaparthi

Family Physician HIV/AIDS Specialist


Welcome to icliniq.com.

Please let me know what you need to know about STD.

Thank you doctor,

I am planning to visit a local escort. No matter how much ever I intend to put this off but I cannot. Hence I have decided to give it a try. However, before having sexual contact with an escort, I would like to inquire the following.

1) How safe is sex with a condom? I have heard condoms break and not 100 % reliable. If I decide to have sex with a condom, how likely it is to get infected with any of STD like Hepatitis, HIV, or herpes.

2) Is cunnilingus without condom safe activity?

3) Is fellatio without condom a safe activity?

4) Is fingering the vagina or breast sucking or licking a safe activity? Am I at risk if I finger or suck breast if is she lactating?

Dr. Kiran Anaparthi

Family Physician HIV/AIDS Specialist


Welcome back to cilniq.com.

1. Condoms are never safe from HIV, as the minute pores in condom are large enough to HIV to pass through and cause infection. But condom is used to reduce other STDs which increase the penetration of HIV and get infected by the person. So, HIV cannot be stopped by a condom, but five to six chances in 10000 sexual activity make it tough for HIV to transfer using a condom. So, you can use it. STDs can be transmitted not from touch on the vagina, but by contact of fluids on the root of the penis also. Considering the place of your stay, where people are screened regularly, the chances can be taken as nil.

2. Cunnilingus is not advised not because of HIV or other STDs, but normal vagina has bacterial flora which can potentially cause infection. They are actually, protectors for the vagina and infectious for others.

3. As per HIV safe.

4. They are safe, except they are not lactating.

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