Tips to Prevent yourself from Sexually Transmitted Diseases during Oral Sex

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Mar 26, 2014

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You must make sure that your moments of pleasure don't make you regret later. Sexually transmitted diseases are spread during oral sex too. Save yourself from the viruses which can infect your genitals and sex organs.
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    Be Safe while Performing Oral Sex

    Sex is always linked with pleasure and bliss. Most people take care of unwanted pregnancy while performing the act of love but what shouldn’t be ignored are sexually transmitted diseases which are caused by the bacteria and viruses exchanged during intercourse. These viruses can infect the sex organs and skin of the genitals. These infections can also be transmitted while performing oral sex. Using condom for protection is the best way to avoid any infection. However, there are other ways too by which you can protect yourself.

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    Avoid the Fluids from Vagina to come in Contact

    You must avoid the vaginal fluid by placing latex around the vagina. Latex which is also known as dental dam can be made by cutting the bottom of the condom.

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    Avoid Semen

    Make sure while you are giving a blow job to your sex partner, his semen do not enter your mouth. Cover his sex organ with a condom but make sure that it does not have spermicide on it.

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    Avoid Oral Sex if you have Sores

    You shouldn’t indulge in oral sex if you have cuts or sores in your mouth or around the vagina or penis. Infections are most likely to spread in such conditions.

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    Do not Brush your Teeth Right Before Oral Sex

    It is not advisable to brush your teeth right before performing oral sex. Rubbing your teeth may cause cuts in the mouth giving way to viruses.

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    Avoid Ejaculating in Mouth

    If the man isn’t wearing a condom, he should avoid ejaculating in the mouth of his sex partner.

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    Avoid Touching Lining of Throat

    You must take care that you are not taking in the male sex organ deep till your throat. This may disturb the lining of your throat making infection to enter the body.

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    Talk to your Partner

    Don’t feel shy in discussing with your partner about his sexual health. You must be sure about the number of people they have slept with before you. You should discuss with your partner the kind of steps they would like to take to prevent STDs.

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    Don’t have Sex with Multiple Partners

    Studies suggest that the more number of people who have physical contact with, the more you increase your chances of catching an STD. Try to limit your number of partners and try sticking to one person so that you are aware about his sexual health and hygiene.

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    Clean your Sex Organs

    Make sure that you clean up your sex organs thoroughly before your partner performs oral sex. Apart from internal there are external infections too which may transmit STDs.

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    Use Vaginal Wash

    Women should not forget to use vaginal washing gels after oral sex. This is to ensure that no external germs stay inside your vagina.

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