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All about oral sex: do’s and don’ts included

on October 09, 2020

Before, oral sex is a taboo sexual activity. But now, it has become a common act for couples during their erotic scene. Many couples consider oral sex as part of their foreplay, probably because oral sex increases sexual arousal and level of intimacy.

Just like other forms of sexual activities, oral sex can bring fun and excitement in the bedroom. This particular activity in bed can be performed by people of all ages and sexual orientation. However, before doing this with your partner, it is vital to understand and know the fundamentals of oral sex. Knowing how to do it in a safer way is also necessary. This blog post will help you to learn all about oral sex.

Oral sex and its types

Oral sex is one of the most private and intimate sexual activity that a couple can enjoy during their erotic scene. It is an act of stimulating the genital of your partner by using your mouth, tongue and lips. This sexual act involves licking or sucking the penis, clitoris or vulva, vagina and anus.

The different types of oral sex commonly performed by couples are the following:

  • Fellatio – oral sex that is performed by most women to stimulate man’s penis by sucking or licking.
  • Cunnilingus – it is an act of stimulating a woman’s vagina, vulva or clitoris with the use of their partner’s lips and tongue.
  • Analingus – type of oral sex that provides stimulation to the anus with the use of tongue or lips.

Foods to eat before oral sex

No genitals taste like ice cream or your favourite cookies. Usually, there isn’t much of a taste to it. But as long as they’re clean and healthy, then you’re all good. If you’re still worried about the taste of your genitals, then you must avoid eating the following:

  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Asparagus
  • Cabbage

Instead, try eating these foods to make your genital taste sweet:

  • Papaya
  • Nutmeg
  • Pineapple
  • Celery
  • Cinnamon

Can you get HIV and STIs through oral sex?

The transmission of HIV during oral sex is relatively low. However, to make sure that you’re safe, you must avoid having oral sex if:

  • there are sores around your mouth, anus or genitals.
  • you have damage gums.
  • you experience a throat infection.
  • you recently had dental work.

Like other sexual activities, there is also a chance of getting sexually transmitted diseases or STIs during oral sex. Several STIs that can be easily transmitted through oral sex include gonorrhoea, herpes, syphilis and chlamydia. Aside from that, the E. coli and Hepatitis A are the viruses and infections that can be passed through oral-anal sex. These are usually found in faeces.

Fortunately, if you use protection such as condom and dams, you can be fully protected especially if it is used correctly. Once you’re sure of the protection that you used, then you can enjoy oral sex without worrying about getting STDs.

Do’s and Don’ts in Oral sex

  • DO take a shower before oral sex

Some people may say that oral sex is not hygienic. This is true if your partner doesn’t take a shower in a week. But if you know that your lover takes a bath regularly, then you don’t have to worry.

  • DO various technique

Since oral sex is an activity that involves sucking and licking, you can experiment and try different techniques to make it more pleasurable. Try sucking and licking in a gentle, slow, or faster way. When doing this, it is important to focus on the clitoris, tip of the penis or even in the entire area to enhance stimulation.

During oral sex, let your tongue do the strokes. Moreover, sucking a man’s testicles can heighten their experience. Your hands can also of great help if you want to stimulate your partner’s genitals while you suck or lick it.

  • DO try 69 position

In position 69, you and your partner can simultaneously give and receive pleasure. It can be an exciting position especially if you use your hands or fingers to stimulate other erogenous zones.

  • DON’T do it if you don’t want

If you find yourself not interested in oral sex, then it’s fine. Don’t force yourself to do so even if your lover wants to try it. Always keep in mind that you can enjoy oral sex if you and your partner are willing to do this type of activity in bed.

  • DON’T believe in myths

There are several myths about oral sex. That is the reason why most couples are still reluctant to try this sexual act. But if you’re a beginner who wants to explore things, then having oral sex is worth a try. Whatever other people say, as long as you’re protected, don’t worry. Just enjoy it!

Below are just a few myths about oral sex:

  1. You will have an irregular period from oral sex.
  2. Sperm is a natural teeth whitener.
  3. Oral sex can’t give you orgasm.


Deciding whether you will perform oral sex is a matter of personal choice. When doing this activity, always keep in mind that this can be more fun if both partners are ready and willing to explore. Moreover, it is vital to consider using condoms and dams as your protection to prevent the risk of getting STIs and other viruses.

If you haven’t tried oral sex with your partner, then it might be the right time to enjoy this sexual activity tonight. Just be ready with your protection. And feel free to browse on your trusted online adult toy shop where you can buy the best condoms and dams to use.


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