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Can STD be contracted through protected intercourse?

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Dr. Kakkar S.

Dermatologist

Practicing since :2002

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Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: Hi,
I had sex recently while abroad twice using condom and have licked vigina of the partner ... Is there any chances of getting STD
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 43 minutes later
Brief Answer:
STD can transmitted through protected vaginal sex as well as oral sex

Detailed Answer:
hello.thank you for writing to us

I am dr.kakkar(dermatologist and venereology). I have gone through your query and i have noted your concern.

Protected vaginal sex does not offer complete protection against STDs like genital herpes, hpv(genital warts) and syphilis though it is adequate agaunst transmission of hiv, gonorrhea and chlamydia. Similarly unprotected oral sex can transmit STDs like oro labial herpes, throat gonorrhea and chlamydia and syphilis if the sexual partner was infected.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 2 hours later
How can i make myself sure... Whether i am infected or not ... Since its been only 2 days & any other vaccination can i take now?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 13 hours later
Brief Answer:
STD screening

Detailed Answer:
hi.

i suggest complete STD screening at 4 weeks. That is the only way to be sure. In the mean time if you develop any signs or symptoms like ulcers/sores or warts/growths you must present yourself to a venereologist for examination.

regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 30 minutes later
You mean to say i can take complete STD test after 4 weeks... To be completely sure

What kind of test should i go through ( i mean) ... Type of test
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 17 hours later
Brief Answer:
STD screening

Detailed Answer:
hi.

it would be a blood test. Elisa for hsv type 1&2, VDRL/RPR for syphilis and HIV DUO(P 24 antigen and anti HIV antibody test).

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 6 hours later
Thanks doctor ,

I have 3 more follow up questions

1) The STD Test mentioned above covers all STD test recommended or any other test you want me to take

2) You have mentioned complete STD screening after 4 weeks. Is one complete STD screening enough after 4 weeks or should i have the test after few more months

3) You have asked me to consult venerologist, i am currently put up in XXXXXXX .. Is there any hospital/ department you recommed to check with.. Bcoz i am finding it difficult to locate vereologist
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
regarding std screening

Detailed Answer:
hi.

These tests would be enough.
Also repeat STD screening after 12 weeks.
You may visit Skin and VD department of hospital.

regards

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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