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Can you actually catch a disease from oral sex?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely yes

Herpes is easily transmitted via oral sex.
Most other sexually transmitted diseases can also be obtained through oral sex. Saliva is somewhat protective, but not perfect. Having oral or dental issues such as inflamed gums or bad teeth can make you even more likely to transmit or get a disease.

In brief: Absolutely yes

Herpes is easily transmitted via oral sex.
Most other sexually transmitted diseases can also be obtained through oral sex. Saliva is somewhat protective, but not perfect. Having oral or dental issues such as inflamed gums or bad teeth can make you even more likely to transmit or get a disease.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Oral sex

Oral sex has potential to transmit a number of sti's.
Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis ; hepatitis can be spread via oral sex.

In brief: Oral sex

Oral sex has potential to transmit a number of sti's.
Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis ; hepatitis can be spread via oral sex.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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