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Question: cigarettes and oral sex

 jerrilynne - Mon Mar 24, 2008 3:31 pm

Please would like to know if a man is a heavy smoker and he performs oral sex on me. can he cause any type of infection? meeshka99
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:33 pm

User avatar Hello,
Oral sex may increase your cancer risk (relatively uncommon head and neck cancers) and smoking (by you or from second-hand exposure) increases your risk much further, but I know of no evidence that receiving oral sex from a smoker will increase your chances for health problems beyond this.

Best wishes.

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