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What signs should I look for after unprotected oral sex to know if I have an STD?

I had unprotected oral sex with a woman I don’t know much about except that she is quite sexually active. The encounter was brief, but I’m wondering – how would I know if I contracted an STD? What symptoms should I look for?

What’s in semen? Is it bad to swallow?

What exactly is in semen? Are there any benefits or risks to swallowing semen during sex?

Is it OK to get oral sex if my discharge looks like cottage cheese?

I have discharge that looks like cottage cheese...and my vagina itches. But I have no other signs of illness. Is it OK to receive oral sex?