Think you’re safe from STIs if you just have oral sex? Think again!

There is no such thing as 100% safe when it comes to getting STIs.  Compared to other types of sex, oral sex is considered a lower risk activity but "low risk" does not mean "no risk."  Did you know that the majority of common sexually transmitted infections such as Gonorrhea & Chlamydia can be transferred through either performing or receiving oral sex? Also, STIs that are transferred through oral sex may have no visible symptoms. Visit our section on "Oral Sex" to learn more about how to protect yourself!