Victorian government portal for older people, with information about government and community services and programs. Type a minimum of three characters then press UP or DOWN on the keyboard to navigate the autocompleted search results. Oral sex can be a natural and enjoyable part of sex between partners if both of you enjoy it and consent to it. You can give or receive oral sex as part of other sexual activity like vaginal or anal intercourse or on its own.
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People may choose to have oral sex for many reasons. It could even be as a part of foreplay, or just because it can feel good! And as long as both people are consenting, this is all totally cool. Many people might be surprised to find out that oral sex has been around since the beginning of time. In fact many ancient art works and texts document it in great detail — the Karma Sutra for example. Well yes, in terms of risks, oral sex has a much lower risk of STI transmission compared to penetrative sex vaginal and anal.
What infections can I catch through oral sex?
Back to Sexual health. Oral sex is when you stimulate your partner's genitals with your mouth, lips or tongue. This could involve sucking or licking their penis also called fellatio , vagina, vulva or clitoris cunnilingus , or anus anilingus.
Many people find oral sex an intensely pleasurable experience. People use different terms to refer to oral sex including formal terms like fellatio and cunnilingus and slang terms like blow jobs and giving head. Usually oral sex means one person kissing, licking or sucking another person's genitals. Doctors and researchers can't be sure how many people have acquired HIV through oral sex. In late , researchers looked at all the available evidence and calculated that the risk of acquiring HIV from oral sex was very low, but that it wasn't zero.