Whether it's the common cold, the flu, or an STI, how possible is it to catch an infectious disease while being a "receiver" during oral sex? So, how possible is it for us to pass an infection to our partner by giving them oral sex? The last thing you want is to worry yourself or your partner. Just as you can get an infection from going down on them if they have contracted a virus , they can also get an infection from you if you have contracted a virus.
Think about it: Oral sex puts you into contact with skin and body fluids—semen, vaginal fluids, blood, urine, feces, breast milk—any of which can contain disease-causing viruses or bacteria… And spitting out these fluids will not protect you from infection. Simple acts like shaving too close and flossing leave tiny cuts that can allow viruses and bacteria to enter the body. Sexually transmitted infections STIs that can be passed from one partner to another through oral sex include herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphillis and Human papillomavirus HPV.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted diseases that infects the reproductive tract cervix for women and urethra for men. However, it can live anywhere there is columnar epithelium a type of cell , so if deposited in the rectum or the mouth, gonorrhea can take up residence there as well. Babies can acquire gonorrhea in the eye during birth through an infected cervix.