Dear Reader, When sperm is ingested by swallowing semen, the sperm will be broken down and absorbed into the bloodstream as if consuming water, milk, or gelatin. All About Alice!
Originally Published:. If the infection can be transferred through semen, and it can infect different locations independentlythen there is a chance that the infection can spread to the mouth or throat.
Swallowing one's own semen does not pose health risks with respect to systemic infections e. This type of infection includes gonorrhea and chlamydia.
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On the other hand, swallowing one's own semen is unsafe if a person has certain STIs. Dear Reader.
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So if you're STI-free, feel free to indulge yourself! In this case, the risk depends on what STI a person has, its method of transmission, and the area s of infection. In Your Box. Dear Alice, I'm worried.
What happens if you eat your own sperm? Certain STIs, such as human papillomavirus HPV, the virus that can cause genital wartsherpes, and syphilis, spread through direct, skin-to-skin or oral-genital contact.
When sperm is ingested by swallowing semen, the sperm will be broken down and absorbed into the bloodstream as if consuming water, milk, or gelatin. If it's semen the liquid that carries the sperm from the penis that a person is worried about, ingesting one's own semen is safe if that person is free of sexually transmitted infections STIs.
Go Ask Alice! Just be careful you don't spoil your dinner. These infections are in the bloodstream and their symptoms are present throughout the body.