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How likely is it to contract chlamydia or any other STDs while giving/receiving unprotected oral sex?
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Giving > receiving
Oral sex is one way to pass std though not as common as vaginal or anal intercourse.
Herpes, hpv and syphilis are passed by mouth to skin contact. Gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV are examples of disease passed by fluids. The fluid coming into contact with the tissue of the mouth and throat are how infections can occur. Condoms decrease risk.

In brief: Giving > receiving
Oral sex is one way to pass std though not as common as vaginal or anal intercourse.
Herpes, hpv and syphilis are passed by mouth to skin contact. Gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV are examples of disease passed by fluids. The fluid coming into contact with the tissue of the mouth and throat are how infections can occur. Condoms decrease risk.
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