Oral sex is when you stimulate your partner’s genitals (penis, vagina or anus) with your mouth, lips or tongue OR they stimulate your penis or anus.
Yes. Many STDs, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes and HPV can be spread through oral sex.
You can still get or give an STD through oral sex even if you or your partner doesn’t have symptoms.
If you’ve ever had a dentist’s glove in your mouth, you know latex doesn’t taste very good. Many condom brands have flavored condoms to make using one during oral sex more enjoyable. Flavored condoms are a fun way to have oral sex safely.
Avoid using flavored condoms for vaginal intercourse. The artificial flavoring can contain sugars and other chemicals that may cause vaginal infection. To reduce the risk of STDs and pregnancy during vaginal intercourse, just use a regular condom.
It’s a piece of latex that is used to cover the genitals so there is no direct mouth-to-genital or mouth-to-anus contact.