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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Can oral sex transmit sexually transmitted diseases?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a little concerned because I had oral sex with someone I knew for years last night. There is no medical problem. After receiving the oral, he released his semen in my mouth, but there is a slight drop of blood when I spit out with force. So, it is like two times he spits out in my t...  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will help you regarding this. You are correct that oral sex carries lesser risks for STDs (sexually transmitted disease) than vaginal or anal sex. There has not been yet a single documented case of HIV (human immunodeficiency viru...  Read Full »

Can oral sex result in transmission of HIV?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel depressed. I had physical contact before two years. I did oral sex and I received oral sex. After two years, I tested for HIV using ELISA, HIV duo, and ICT method. All the results were negative. I do not have any further exposure. Please tell me whether I am safe from HIV? Does tw...  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will definitely resolve it. You do not need to be stressed anymore. HIV duo test tests for P24 antigen as well as antibodies to HIV 1 (human immunodeficiency virus) and 2. The accuracy of this test is ninety-nine percent after three months of...  Read Full »

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