Performing oral sex on a partner with genital herpes can cause oral herpes. If your partner has HIV, you can reduce your risk from any kind of sex, including oral sex, by taking medicines known as pre-exposure prophylaxis PrEP. Create a Bedsider Insider account. Syphilis Treponema pallidum Risk of infection from oral sex: Trichomoniasis infection with T. Journal of Clinical Virology ;
But these two viruses are not super picky about whether they live in the mouth or genitals—they can hop around. The risk of getting an STD from oral sex, or spreading an STD to others through oral sex, depends on a number of things, including. Kaplan JE, Masur H. In the case of hep B, there are rare cases for the virus to be transferred by saliva through biting — not by kissing. Might be spread to uninfected sex partners. Treatment may reduce warts but does not cure HPV infection. Lessons from the syphilis outbreak in homosexual men in east London.