Is Oral Sex Good or Bad? Jun 1, , Yet, oral sex has indisputably emerged as the hottest and newest trend among people down under. A recent survey revealed that according to sexual health experts improved hygiene standards are turning more Aussie couples over to the practice.
However, in India, we still notice a strong reluctance towards the, otherwise believed, most pleasurable act. In fact, oral sex is listed as 'illegal' under Section of the Indian Penal Code, stated as being 'carnal intercourse against the order of nature', which does not carry the potential for procreation.
Apart from the legal restrictions, a lot of Indians also seem to nurture erroneous beliefs to perform or avoid oral sex. Shivani Sachdev Gour, fertility expert, Phoenix Hospital, states, " Oral sex is wrongly related to the culture of the country and is not merely considered as an act of pleasure.
In India, there's a lack of education, which has made couples ignorant about oral sex. Young girls often fear pregnancy or might relate their irregular periods to indulging in oral sex, which is untrue as the two have no correlation.
Megha Hazuria Gore, clinical physiologist agrees, "For Indians, anything which is done out of the ordinary and is beyond the conservative meaning of sex comes with numerous myths.
Likewise, oral sex is not seen as a normal part of sexual interaction and it's considered to be a pornographic act. However, its' advisable not to nurture any preconceived notions about this act without actually trying it out or without having proper knowledge about it. Housewife Prerna Malhotra name changed , narrates, "I love giving and getting oral pleasure, but at times when my husband comes back from work and refuses to take a shower, I don't feel comfortable.
His stinking body and sticky mouth doesn't let me enjoy the act, so I avoid it. So, I feel oral sex can at least help us keep infections at bay" Stating these as wrong notions, Dr.
Rajan Bhonsle, an expert on sexual relations, elucidates, "Oral sex is not per cent safe and can lead to infections. The worst part is that those indulging in oral sex might not even know whether their partner is carrying any sexually transmitted disease or not. As a result, they land up being the victims of medical repercussions.
Myths and facts related to Oral sex: Here are the most common myths about oral sex and actual facts behind it You can lose your virginity having had oral sex Mention sex and people think that their virginity is at stake.
Oral sex, where there is no contact between sexual organs, has been regarded as a taboo that can leave you a non-virgin, which is untrue. People should learn about the scientific logic and remove their emotional barriers from their mind.
Though oral sex can take away their emotional virginity," explains Dr. Oral sex can get you pregnant Inquisitive to have sexual pleasure in different forms read oral sex ; most women carry fears of unwanted pregnancy. Oral sex by means of fellatio alone cannot result in pregnancy.
Though it carries a minor risk of pregnancy, if the semen comes into contact with the vaginal area indirectly, so it's better to exercise caution. But during oral sex, there's no such process happening.
The sperm is either in the mouth or is ejaculated on the body, but nowhere does it meet the egg, so there's no chance of pregnancy," asserts Dr. Oral sex is always unhygienic Though one's personal hygiene completely depends on their innate routines and habits, Indians still get a repulsive feeling towards the oral form of sex.
It comprises unhygienic threats only when practiced with multiple partners, but if it's between two partners regularly, hygiene should not be a problem. It's a fact that sex organs secrete and also that a man urinates and ejaculates from the same point, but maintaining good hygiene can ensure an enjoyable act," opines Dr. He further suggests that couples must wash or gently clean their organs before and after the act gets over.
Also, if you've just come back home, after long hours of work, take a shower to get away with that sticky smell that tends to irk your partner. Make sure you've changed your clothes and there's a feeling of freshness before you invite your partner for the oral act.
You can never have an orgasm from oral sex Oral sex is always believed to be essentially a foreplay act, which in no way can result in an orgasm. But the fact is that oral sex arouses both partners to a climax and there is full possibility of achieving an orgasm which is even better than natural sex. It applies to men also, as it's like a masturbation act," clarifies Dr. While the fact is that body fluids get exchanged during oral sex, so chances of transmitting infections are high.
The infection commonly spread is 'cold sore', which is spread from the genitals of your partner and it makes a white ugly mark at the bottom of the lip area, though this can be treated with antibiotics,' explicates Dr. Oral sex is a substitute for vaginal sex The myth is common amongst teenagers.
They are convinced that it's a substitute for the natural form of sex that helps them remain sexually active. Agreed that hormones are high and biology is playing its role in the process, but there has to be a time and place for it. Teenagers tend to involve in oral sex without actually knowing it pros and cons," says Dr. Condoms can't be used while giving or receiving oral sex Ever wondered why markets are flooded with flavoured condoms for a simple reason, they are especially made for oral sex and most couples are still unaware about it.
The most common query relating to this myth is that how safe is swallowing condom lubrication during oral sex. A woman can't stand the idea of spilling male semen all over her mouth and it is not a good feeling too, so condoms come in handy.
As far as lubrication is concerned, flavored condoms are safe since they are specifically meant for the oral act," says Dr. Download The Times of India news app for your device.