Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that you can get from having sex with someone who has it. Herpes is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV), which can be spread by skin-to-skin contact with the infected area, including vaginal, anal and oral sex. So, yes, you can get herpes from rubbing your dick on a vagina even without penetration … Read Full Answer
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Should I clean my sex toys even if I use it only once every few months?
Manufacturers of sex toys recommend cleaning after each use to reduce the chances of microorganisms living on their surfaces. If you are not sharing your sex toy and only using … Read Full Answer
Can people get more than one infection at once?
Condomless sexual contact with a person who has more than one STI, may result in transmission of one, many or none at all … Read Full Answer
Is it possible to catch an STI through performing oral sex on a woman without any kind of barrier?
Oral sex involving a vulva (vagina) or anus can pose a risk to either partner in contracting different sexually transmitted infections without a safer sex barrier. … Read Full Answer
Am I at risk for sexually transmitted infections because I just got my tongue pierced?
After you get your tongue pierced you may be at a higher risk of HIV, Hep C, or bacterial infections. Piercings in the mouth and some dental work may need time to heal. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to stop having oral sex … Read Full Answer
What infections get passed through rimming?
Rimming is also known as anilingus, eating ass or eating out. During rimming partner(s) use their tongue to suck, kiss, lick or orally stimulate the anus of the partner. While giving or receiving anilingus can be pleasurable, it can result in the transmission of some sexually transmitted infections … Read Full Answer
I use a condom for all genital sex but not oral, what can I get by doing oral on a woman? What about a man?
Condoms are an effective prevention tool for genital sex, however unprotected oral sex on the vagina (cunnilingus) can transmit herpes, HPV and syphilis. A barrier such as a sex dam can significantly reduce your risk. Using a sex dam can be stimulating and fun, they come in several flavors and adding water-based lubrication can … Read Full Answer
My partner tested positive for herpes (thru swab test for sores). I do not have any symptoms as of now, how do I get to know my status?
Your partner did the right thing by getting tested to find out if he has herpes.
Herpes is infectious; you can get herpes from an infected sex partner even if they don’t have visible sores. The herpes virus is sometimes present on the skin even when there are no symptoms. … Read Full Answer