Oral sex should be done with a condom
Many people still relate condom use as a way to prevent unwanted pregnancy. But condoms are the primary means of STD (sexually transmitted diseases) prevention. It should be used in all sexual intercourse, whether or not sexual intercourse (vaginal or anal). According to the Department of STD / AIDS of the Ministry of Health, 10 million Brazilians have already presented some symptoms related to STDs.
According to the Ministry of Health's own assessment, oral sex would be the "champion" modality of non- condom. Many people consider that since it is not a genital area, there is little or no risk of contamination. This, of course, is wrong. Not using condoms in situations like this is a cultural habit that needs to be tackled. People should understand that condoms should not be used just for vaginal penetration.
According to the Ministry of Health's own assessment, oral sex would be the "champion" mode of not using a condom.
Condoms prevent contact of the mouth with blood - if there is any injury in the region - and with the mucosa of the vagina and the anus, thus avoiding the transmission of some diseases, such as herpes, HIV and hepatitis. The presence of the AIDS virus in the saliva is small - hence the transmission of HIV through the kiss is very difficult. However, if there are sores in the mouth or even the presence of blood, transmission may occur.
If you practice oral sex with your partner, using film paper is essential. In some countries, a product called Dental Dam is already being used. It is a latex strip that was invented to facilitate the performance of dental procedures, but can be used for safe oral sex. Another way to protect a condom in half and apply it in the female genital area. The important thing is that the whole area that will have contact with the partner's mouth is covered.
And when the woman is to practice oral sex on the partner, she should do it with a condom from the beginning, since it is not only the semen released in ejaculation that can transmit disease: the skin of the penis can contain lesions, such as warts and others not seen with the naked eye, which can be transmitted.
Other practices involve risks
It is not only with oral sex that people should be aware of. The shared use of sex toys, such as vibrators, is also a means of transmitting STDs, as well as the use of fingers and other parts of the body. The ideal is for each person to have their own object and not share it with anyone. If it is to be shared, it should be washed with soap and water, and it is ideal to put a condom on every use.
This rule is valid even if the person is to reuse the instrument in different places of the body, such as from the vagina to the anus or to the mouth. Only in this way can we guarantee that there will be no movement of microorganisms from one region to another.
Lack of symptoms facilitates unprotected sex
Lack of symptoms in many cases causes people not to seek treatment and to continue to have unprotected sex. The ideal is to know your own body. The bath time is ideal for the person to self-examine, paying attention to whether there is no wart or wound in the external genital area (including the anus).
the gynecologist's office, and the men's, the urologist's. And in dental consultations, anyone can ask questions about oral health. The visit to the doctor's office is so important because the professional has the means to evaluate if there is something wrong. As already mentioned, some diseases have no visible symptoms and bare eyes, neither pain nor irritation.
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