How Dangerous Is It to Eat Cum?
August 16, 2016
The virus may get into your bloodstream directly from your mouth, if there are cuts, ulcers, sores, abrasions, or gum disease. So you don't need to "eat" or swallow the cum for this risk to exist. In fact once the semen gets into the stomach, the acids in the stomach can kill the virus.
It's also possible to pick up other sexually transmitted diseases during oral sex. Nonetheless the risks of picking up an infection during oral sex are far lower than during anal or vaginal sex when a condom isn't used.
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