Oral Sex

Your friends might think that oral sex (contact of one person’s mouth or tongue with the genitals of another person) is no big deal because they don’t really consider it sex. But, it is sex and it isn’t safe. While you can’t get pregnant from oral sex, you can get sexually transmitted infections. Condoms can reduce that risk, but they cannot eliminate it.

Here are some of the STIs that you may get through oral sex: syphilis, gonorrhea, genital herpes, chlamydia, HPV, and HIV.