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Is it bad to perform fellatio before having sexual intercourse? does the saliva from oral sex lead to vaginal infections, such as yeast infections or bv?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Not particularly: Saliva has some anti-bacterial properties. Chance exposure to some germs may occur but I don't consider it much of a factor. BV is a product of having vaginal secretions rich enough in glucose & protein to support the growth of any germ that enters.

Answered 4/27/2020

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