The chances of HIV being passed from one person to another depend on the type of contact. HIV is most easily spread or transmitted through unprotected anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharing injection drug equipment. Unprotected sex means sex in which no condoms — or other barriers are used. Recent research has shown that people living with HIV who take HIV drugs and whose viral load is undetectable too low to be found with standard tests cannot pass the virus on to their sexual partners even during unprotected sex. That said, unprotected sex puts you at risk for other sexually transmitted infections.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. To give is to receive , or so they say. While this altruistic sentiment might be applicable to many aspects of relationships , when it comes to oral sex , sometimes the giver is left to wonder what they're receiving, exactly? A bath from their own spit?
Sexual health services. You can do the swab yourself. The swab involves inserting a small cotton bud into the entrance of the vagina and rotating the swab a few times against the walls of your vagina. Have safe sex. Safer sex means having sex with less risk of transmission catching or passing on an STI.
Cunnilingus is the technical term for oral sex performed on a woman. It can be made safer by using a barrier method. Cunnilingus is often referred to as going down on a woman, or by other slang terms such as "giving head" or "eating pussy. Cunnilingus isn't entirely safe sex for either partner.