Sep 30, 2008
I perform oral sex on girl if she has thrush can pass it to my mouth
| Response from Dr. McGowan
Thrush is caused by candida, which is a type of fungus. Most thrush comes from within our own system and is not spread from one person to another. So your risk of catching thrush through oral sex should not be a concern. However, oral sex can transmit other STDs, such as herpes, syphilis and HIV (you can acquire new HIV strains). The best protection is with a latex barrier (dental dam.
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