If you want a direct answer, then the answer is yes. But you can prevent the risks by using precautions. Oral sex can be performed using mouth, lips or tongue to stimulate your partner’s genitals or anus. Licking a woman’s vulva or Cunnilingus has some dangerous diseases risks like you can get Chlamydia, human papillomavirus (HPV), gonorrhea, herpes, hepatitis (multiple strains), and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs), can be transmitted through oral sex. Let’s find out all aspects of risks, precautions and also health benefits while performing oral sex with your female partner.

More risk for a partner:

If you are giving oral sex to your partner, my dear, you are more at risk of catching an STI. If you do not use any protection like Dental Dam, latex glove, condom, or plastic wrap. Usually, you’re more at risk of getting an STI from cunnilingus if:

  • you give rather than receive oral sex – because you’re more likely to be exposed to genital fluids.
  • you have cuts, sores, or ulcers in your mouth at the time
  • you don’t use protection.

Diseases that infected both males and females:

man and woman

Both partners will be infected while performing cunnilingus. Let’s explore which disease affects you and your partner:

1. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) or genital warts:

HPV is a common virus that may affect both males and females. It is passing through either genital or oral sex. HPV affects both heterosexual and same-sex partners. If you have more than one partner, beware because there is a high chance that you’ll get infected if you have more than one partner. The bad news for men, according to US studies Men are more at risk of getting HPV. The US studies also shown more than 50 Percent of HPV patients will getting Cancer; there is no guarantee that you’ll get infected if you have an HPV infection.

2. Herpes

It is a hazardous disease as it can pass through the skin to skin contact. The infected person can still pass the infection without showing any symptoms. Herpes can infect both males and females. Herpes has two types:

  • oral herpes can affect blisters and cold sores around your mouth or nose
  • Genital herpes can get you in pain, itching, and small wounds on the genitals that turn into ulcers and scabs. 

Note: Oral and Genital herpes can be infected because of unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sex.

3. HIV or AIDS:

It is very few chance to get you HIV or AIDS from an HIV positive person during cunnilingus is extremely low until you’ll not perform vaginal or anal sex after performing cunnilingus. Blowjob is more at risk in HIV or AIDS rather than Cunnilingus. 

The risk of getting HIV or AIDS infection increases when you have sores in your mouth or on your vagina or penis, bleeding gums, mouth contact with menstrual blood, or other STIs.(source)

How to reduce the risks of oral sex:

Reduce the risk

The safest way to prevent the risks from getting an infection while performing cunnilingus. You can avoid cunnilingus If your partner:

  • has an STI infection.
  • has sores, cuts, ulcers, blisters, warts, or rashes around their genitals, anus, or mouth.
  • has unhealed or irritated piercings in their mouth or genitals
  • has a throat infection.
  • is a woman and has her period. 

Keep in mind that you can not minimize the risk of getting these types of diseases while using mouthwash or brushing your teeth. Because rather than preventing, it can cause abrasions on your gums, which put you more at risk of contracting an STI.

The vaginal fluid which comes after licking woman vulva or performing cunnilingus can be dangerous for your eyes. Keep your eyes safe from the vaginal fluid. You can use the Dental Dam to prevent the spread of STIs infection. A dam is nothing but a small thin latex or plastic square that acts as a barrier between the vagina or anus and the mouth to stop the spread of infection. (source)

Best way to prevent STIs infection:

Using STI Testing, you can check whether you are infected or not. You should contact your doctor whether you are a male or a female, and if you are sexually active and always change your partners like clothes or start a new relationship every time. This may help to prevent the spreading of infection from you to your partner or vice versa. And if you are not able to contact your doctor, then the male partner should use Dental Dam as per the required protection before performing cunnilingus.

Affect your Relationship?

Oral sex can hurt your relationship because, in this act, one person can enjoy it, but maybe another person can not enjoy it. When you lick your partner vulva, perhaps they may have anxiety on their oral sex performance on how you feel or think about her when you perform cunnilingus. Before giving or receiving oral sex, you have to resolve these issues. Communicating with your partner not only solve the issue but also create excitement and keep your relationship healthy.

Health Benefits of Cunnilingus:

Apart from risks of diseases as you have read above of oral sex or cunnilingus. There are health benefits too which can change the whole perspective. The vaginal fluid has a taste like alkaline, and the property of scent does not bad. It contains good bacteria as the same stuff found in yogurt, and good bacteria know as probiotics.

You may be surprised to know that a healthy vagina whose pH level is 4.5. The vagina can produce DHEA Hormones and Oxytocin while receiving oral sex, and these hormones are responsible for preventing cancer, according to the researcher, “The State University of New York has.” They also point that cunnilingus produces love hormones, oxytocin in addition to endorphins. They both can ease headaches and encourage good sleep and also boost your mood with lots of joy.


Questions Related To Risks of Cunnilingus:

Is Oral sex dangerous than vagina or anal sex?

No, oral sex can be generally considered as lower risks in comparison to the vagina or anal sex. In the Transmission of HIV, oral sex can be regarded as the most moderate risk.

Can a woman get pregnant after receiving oral sex from their partner?

pregnant woman

The answer is no. A girl can not be pregnant until she got sperm in their ovary. If a guy is licking or eating, their mouth can not give sperm to the vulva. In the process of Cunnilingus, a man can only receive fluid from her vagina the same as Blowjob when a girl receives Blowjob; she can not get pregnant because even she received sperm from his partner penis, but there is no connection of ovary in the path of mouth to the stomach. To get pregnant, sperm need to enter the way of the vagina.

Which one is safer in Cunnilingus and Blowjob?

Cunnilingus can be less risky than fellatio(Blowjob). The documented risk of HIV transmission through Cunnilingus is lower than that associated with fellatio, vaginal, or anal intercourse.

Can I get disease when sucking a vagina?

vagina

Yes, you can get diseases like Chlamydia, human papillomavirus (HPV), gonorrhea, herpes, hepatitis (multiple strains), and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs), can be transmitted through oral sex

What are the negative effects of sucking a woman’s vagina?

The only negative effects while sucking a woman’s vagina is performing cunnilingus can infected STIs disease which is very dangerous disease.

Mak Adikami

Mak Adikami, Co-Owner, and Blogger at lovegrabber.com. I love to write blogs on LoveGrabber from my personal experience. I love to find and research topics related to relationships.

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