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Query about how risky is it to have oral sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I went to a strip club, and an exotic dancer there gave me oral sex for about 3 seconds during a "lap dance."
User :   Male risk for STDs in this situation?
Doctor :   If the act was an unprotected one,
User :   This happened three days ago on Dec. 18
Doctor :   and if your partner is infected, then t
Doctor :   Yes, there are chances of STD's.
Doctor :   The chance of HIV infection is low to almost negligible though.
User :   there was no ejaculation.
User :   The woman had no sores on her mouth.
Doctor :   Ejaculation is not the criteria.
User :   Would there be any symptoms yet?
Doctor :   The following details are only for information.
Doctor :   Few STD infections such as Herpes can remain dormant
Doctor :   and one may not have symptoms.
Doctor :   Contact with a carrier who has dormant virus can also induce infection.
Doctor :   Most of the infection have an incubation period of 5-6 days.
Doctor :   Since the exposure was very recent, I cannot predict the chances now.
User :   What should I do?
Doctor :   Let me suggest you the measures.
Doctor :   1. Watch out for on and of fever,
Doctor :   burning sensation/pain during urination
Doctor :   discharge (foul smelling) from the urethra,
Doctor :   ulcers, rashes, sores developing over the shaft/glans of the penis.
Doctor :   These symptoms can indicate an infection.
Doctor :   If you notice such symptoms, then you need to report to a doctor.
Doctor :   2. An alternate means of ruling out,
User :   I have not had any of those symptoms. Do you recommend I go see a doctor ?
Doctor :   is by getting the tests for STD's at the STD clinic.
Doctor :   The chances of infections are low when you don't have the symptoms,
User :   Will the STD clinic give the information to my Primary care physician?
Doctor :   but as I mentioned to you, you may not have the symptoms now, as the history of exposure has been very recent one.
Doctor :   Hence, if you develop the symptoms in the future, then you need to report to your doctor.
Doctor :   The details given at the STD clinic are usually kept confidential.
User :   Should I go to the STD clinic tomorrow just to be safe?
Doctor :   Unless without your permission, details are not shared,
Doctor :   I would suggest you to consider visiting the STD clinic after a week or 2 and get the tests.
User :   pee in a cup? Blood work? what should I expect at the clinic?
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   i follow
Doctor :   You will have a physical examination, and couple of test.
Doctor :   Since your exposure was a very short one, the chances of infection when compared to others are low,
Doctor :   I suggested the test as this is the only means of ruling out the infection.(not to scare you)
Doctor :   Do you have any other query
User :   Which STD can be passed to male in this situation?
Doctor :   Based on research, the chance of HIV is close to impossible,
Doctor :   but the rest of viral and bacterial infection can occur via this route.
User :   Would penicillin kill it because I can get a penicillin prescription
Doctor :   The chances are higher, if your partner had the infection, and if the time of exposure was a long one.
Doctor :   Pencillin are effective against bacterial infections.
Doctor :   Hence, without the help of the test, I cannot predict the effectivity of pencillin against the infection.
Doctor :   Are you there?'
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