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Can I get Trichomoniasis by oral sex

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
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Yes: Unprotected oral sex could result in this or a number of other std's. Once one has an oral infection, it can be transmitted by kissing. Oral trichomon... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not usually: Risk of infection from oral sex: Giving oral sex to a woman with an infected vagina or a man with an infected penis might result in getting trichomoni... Read More
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
No: Oral infection by Trichomonas vaginalis has not been described.

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A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes : Yes trichomoniasis can be transmitted by oral sex. Condoms or dental dam should always be used when performing or receiving oral sex. Please be safe.
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No: Trichomonas is not known to be carried in the oral cavity, and not known to be transmitted by oral sex. This hasn't been carefully researched, so conc... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes : Yes trichomoniasis can be transmitted by oral sex. Always protect yourself while giving or receiving oral sex with a condom or dental dam.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Well...: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal co... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You are right !: The literature says both. Whenever, I am uncertain which resource is correct - I usually turn the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It stat... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No: Trichomonas vaginalis does not survive in the mouth or rectum, therefore you cannot contract it in your mouth from oral or anal sex.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No.: Quite unlikely. It does grow in the mouth!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not orally: The normal routes of transmission for Trichomoniasis are penis to vagina, vagina to penis or vagina to vagina. It would be uncommon for the infection... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No risk for trich: Trichomonas generally does not infect the mouth or throat and is not known to be transmitted by oral sex. However, you might be at risk for oral gonor... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Not oral sex, but...: Trichomonas is not known to be transmitted by oral sex. However, your girlfriend definitely will get trich from sexual practices that allow exchange o... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Agree w Dr. Alves: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal co... Read More

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