Articles Tagged: oral sex

I am currently on implanted birth control (Nexplanon). I recently had oral sex with one of my partners. A few days later, I noticed thick brown discharge and went to my health care provider (HCP). My HCP put me on medications for a yeast infection. Then I had oral sex with another partner and I am noticing the same problem. Can I never have oral sex without getting an infection?

Thank you for your question.  It’s a good idea to speak to your health care provider.  Yeast infections are usually associated with itching and white thick discharge.  Many women have irregular … read more

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Dental Dams

Dental dams are used as a barrier during oral sex. Oral sex is a sexual act that involves the mouth, lips or tongue and a penis, vagina, anus or genital … read more

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Can I get a disease from oral sex?

Yes, you can get a sexually transmitted infection (STI) from oral sex. STIs like HIV, gonorrhea, herpes, chlamydia, HPV, and syphilis can all be transmitted by oral sex. It’s possible to get an … read more

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