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Oral Sex

We all know that there is no risk of pregnancy from oral sex, but not many are aware that it can result in sexually transmitted infections or diseases, including HIV. Skin to skin contact with genitals or vaginal or penile secretions can spread infections. Apart from HIV, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, and HPV can also spread through oral sex.

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Is my fatigue and frequent urination due to unprotected oral sex?

Query: Hi doctor,I had unprotected oral sex, and the next day I had the following symptoms: fatigue, nausea, and frequent urination. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is very common for people after unprotected exposure to develop the fear of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), and in turn, they start correlating many things to it. However, amongst all modes of exposure, oral sex has the most negligible...  Read Full »

Can body pain and tingling sensation be a symptom of HIV?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 years old married male, and presently, I am having a hard time. One year ago, I went to a massage center. And the lady who massaged me gave me unprotected oral, which was about one minute, and finally, she spat on my penis and gave hand job, and I ejaculated outside. I was not a...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder K. Sachdeva

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. The symptoms could have various reasons and do not necessarily mean HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). Unprotected oral sex exposure carries a negligible to low risk for HIV acquisition, especially if fresh cuts, sor...  Read Full »

Will exposure to oral sex with a tongue sore lead to HIV?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female individual and had a potential exposure recently when I was giving a blow job with a bump or sore on my tongue. He did not ejaculate in my mouth, and I was not sure if the bump or sore was an open wound. It was hard to see when I looked in the mirror, but I knew it hurt. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to Thank you for the query. The chances of transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) by single unprotected oral sex is almost nil unless there are bleeding wounds in the oral cavity. The sore may not be a bleeding wound, as per the description. The chances o...  Read Full »

I had a few symptoms after oral sex. Could I be HIV-positive?

Query: Hello doctor, Six months back, I had oral intercourse with two women and an unprotected erotic massage by a worker with her saliva and vaginal secretions to stimulate my penis. Two months later, I was in contact with a woman without sexual intercourse, during which one of her body piercings struck m...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. The HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) test is negative repeatedly and after three months of last risk exposure, except for the reused needle risk, as mentioned. Usually, all healthcare professionals are trained in uni...  Read Full »

Why do I have the red spots on the corners of my mouth after oral sex with my boyfriend?

Query: Hello doctor, I gave my boyfriend oral sex a few days ago and last week too. I have red spots on the corners of my mouth. What could these be? He has no STIs since he is a virgin and has never had sexual interaction apart from this. They do not hurt or itch. I am scared of what could be. Kindly help...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry. It seems to be due to some friction injuries during oral sex. You may have some deficiency of vitamins and minerals. Do gargle with Betadine (Povidone-Iodine) solution twice a day. Take one tablet of Limcee (Vitamin C) twice a day for seven days. Send m...  Read Full »

Will not using protection for a short period in oral sex cause HIV transmission?

Query: Hi doctor,I had two encounters with commercial sex workers two months back; I used protection for penetrative sex with both of them, and with one of them, I did not use protection for oral sex for a very short time. To the best of my knowledge, the condom did not break while having penetrative sex. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1)Oral sex carries almost a negligible risk of transmission. The risk of transmission, even if we assume her to be positive, is zero. If she was an active partner during oral sex, saliva could be hostile to the survival of the virus. 2) If the tests came negat...  Read Full »

I am worried about getting infected by HIV as I happened to suck a female genital organ and I have a cavity. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I happened to suck a female genital organ and I have a cavity, are there any chances of getting HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Rohit Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Yes, if the female has HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), then the chances are high of you getting infected by it. You should get the female tested for AIDS (Acquired immunodeficiency virus) to be sure. I hope I have ans...  Read Full »

My Tridot test is nonreactive after 160 days of unprotected sex. Is the result conclusive?

Query: Hello doctor, I had oral sex with my partner for 4-5 seconds, then I got scared and got away. And no sexual intercourse. I did not have any symptoms like fever, sore throat, oral thrush, etc. I got tested after seven days and after 160 days Tridot test. Both came negative (Tridot was nonreactive on...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The chances of transmission of HIV by the given description are almost nil unless there are bleeding wounds in the contact area. HIV antibodies test (here Tridot) is negative after three months of exposure is conclusive. You are free from HIV provided there is no furt...  Read Full »

I had unprotected oral sex with a sex worker. Should I be worried?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sexual intercourse with a sex worker last week. I had a small cut on my penis approximately a few hours before the intercourse. We had oral sex for a few seconds without protection. But I used protection while having vaginal intercourse. Do I need to worry as I did not use protectio...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. We are here to help you. But before advising anything, please be careful and always use protection during sexual intercourse, especially with sex workers. Avoid oral sex and unprotected vaginal or anal penetration while you have cuts over the...  Read Full »

I have itching in my throat and ears after oral sex. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had throat itching, throat congestion, and ear itching for two months. It started immediately the next day after I had oral sex. Can it be due to STD?  Read Full »

Dr. Akshay. B. K.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen the entire prescription (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It has mentioned congested nasal mucosa, posterior pharyngeal wall congestion, and one side TM (tympanic membrane) retraction. All are features of allergic rhinitis. There is no ...  Read Full »

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