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The yeast (fungus) that causes thrush or yeast infection in both men and women are of the genus Candida. These fungi can be found as normal flora on skin however outgrowth results in yeast infection. Candida albicans, which is most likely the strain of thrush you saw on the lady, can be transmitted by both sex and oral sex. Most likely your mucosal immune ...


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You can get Genital Herpes from someone licking your scrotum and there is no protection from Genital Herpes with condoms anyway as they don't cover the scrotum. With oral sex, the risk is only there for you if the person giving oral sex has a cold sore and the risk is only there for your partner if you have Genital Herpes.


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One problem with this approach of seeking knowledge is the theoretical nature of the question itself: Unprotected fellatio, which has been practiced by all civilizations since mists of time, is now becoming a cause of concern due to the AIDS epidemic. Most of the sexually transmitted infectious diseases are concerned by fellatio and only few medical ...


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I would encourage you to get seen by a healthcare professional for testing/advice. This could be from your family doctor or at a walk-in clinic. There might also be a sexual health center near you that can offer testing, advice, and counseling services. Everything would be confidential and should be judgement free (if you feel like you are being judged you ...


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The best data we have from Guangdong, China, is that household transmission is not 100% preliminary studies ongoing in Guangdong estimate the secondary attack rate in households ranges from 3-10%. So, this suggests that if either of you are potentially infected, then social distancing and other infection control measures will likely prevent the ...


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