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Can STD Be Transmitted Through Saliva?

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Posted on Sat, 15 Oct 2016
Question: I had mutual masturbation with a girl on the 14th of this month. she used her saliva to get me started and I cam

Can I catch anything from this and now she wants to do it again.

I have a scap on my penis but I think that was from me masturbating

I don't know if she had herpes
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Answered by Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti (36 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
STDs like herpes is a possibility.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thank you for query. Welcome to health care magic.
I am Dr Bharatesh D Basti answering your query.

The chances of transmission of HIV by mutual Masturbation and with saliva is nil.
But some STDs like herpes simplex virus can be transmitted through saliva. The chances are higher if there are active lesions. If she is free from herpes there is no possibility.

The scab may be due to friction or irritation.
Clean the area with warm water twice daily and observe the lesion.

You can get back for any clarification.
Thank you
Dr Bharatesh D Basti
Dermatologist and venereolgist

Brief Answer:
Both Can get tested for Herpes

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thank you for follow up query.

You need not worry about it too much. You can enquire with her whether she had herpes lesions.
You both can get investigated for Herpes simplex virus 1&2 antibodies(IgG and IgM) .


You can get back for any clarification.
Thank you
Dr Bharatesh D Basti
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Can STD Be Transmitted Through Saliva?

Brief Answer: STDs like herpes is a possibility. Detailed Answer: Hi Thank you for query. Welcome to health care magic. I am Dr Bharatesh D Basti answering your query. The chances of transmission of HIV by mutual Masturbation and with saliva is nil. But some STDs like herpes simplex virus can be transmitted through saliva. The chances are higher if there are active lesions. If she is free from herpes there is no possibility. The scab may be due to friction or irritation. Clean the area with warm water twice daily and observe the lesion. You can get back for any clarification. Thank you Dr Bharatesh D Basti Dermatologist and venereolgist Brief Answer: Both Can get tested for Herpes Detailed Answer: Hi Thank you for follow up query. You need not worry about it too much. You can enquire with her whether she had herpes lesions. You both can get investigated for Herpes simplex virus 1&2 antibodies(IgG and IgM) . You can get back for any clarification. Thank you Dr Bharatesh D Basti