What do you think about oral sex causing throat cancer?

Oral Sex Is a Leading Factor in the Throat Cancer 'Epidemic' in the United States, Doctor Says.

“Those with six or more lifetime oral-sex partners are 8.5 times more likely to develop oropharyngeal cancer,” says Dr. Hisham Mehanna

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  • If it had something to do with HPV it wouldn't surprise me, women's risk of cervical cancer goes up a lot with HPV, hence the development of the vaccines. Though they never researched much on prostate cancer in men since we don't have a pap to smear.
    I'd say it isn't a risk as long as your guy isn't raw dogging anonymous partners, and as long as you aren't going around like hot dog girl. Dicks aren't so big they tear open throats, nor is semen a caustic fluid. Only STDs would have any impact there.

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  • Nah, I doubt it. People have been doing oral sex for ages with no problems. I wanna say if throat cancer is on the rise, it could be because of other matters of sexual cleanliness in individual partners who have oral sex. And maybe also from the high rates of smoking and vaping that so many people do nowadays. I think I must literally be the only person on my job and in my social circle who is not smoking or vaping something.

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  • Not new news that's why we've been giving kids the vaccine for year's. I had the HPV vaccine years ago so I'm fairly protected.

    How exactly are they collecting to this data?

    "I'm sorry Mrs Smith, you're got cancer. Now could you tell me how many guys you've gobbled? "

    I'll guarantee 90% lie when asked such questions so I'm sceptical about linking sex acts to cancer

    • I’ve been asked by doctors if I’m sexually active and if I’ve changed partners recently

    • Ok. That's general question. If a woman has HPV. Has beginnings of cervical cancer and not know it or has had in past and taken care of it. Has unprotected sex. She can give to guy. Same guy has unprotected sex to another girl. New girl has chance to get HPV.

  • Considering HPV is so high stop giving everyone you fuck oral.. like what do people expect..

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  • i give mostly sensous blowjobs i'm really not a deepthroat girl

  • Upon doing more research I found out that men get it at over twice the rate and the rate has increased by more than double over recent years as well. This makes me less likely to go down on her. She better prove her cleanliness to me. I would still want to receive though. If she is against it. I think I can go without oral sex

  • Best not take the risk, life is already too short 😛😂

  • Good thing that I am not into giving oral, if a woman don't give oral I am okay with that too.

  • How does that compare to the risk from tobacco? I've never heard of anyone with oral cancer who didn't use tobacco.

  • Thats the most insane bullshit story I have ever heard to be honest 😂

    No cancer doesn't come from giving oral. Cancer is a man-made decease that is most likely coming from white sugars which is integrated in the most things you can buy in a grocery store.

    Having oral sex is absolutely 100% safe. Dont let your government and media trick you into believing that cancer is caused by oral sex. Cancer comes from processed food.
    Everything we eat is processed these days. Cancer is a decease that is currable only big pharmaceutical company s dont allow the threatment to be revealed because cancer is a big business for pharmaceutical company s

  • As with Michael Douglas, it can be attributed to the HPV virus which can lead to cancer in both men an women.

  • Since cervical cancer is a proven sti it figures.

  • I suspect it is because or the HPV virus, some varieties of which cause cervical cancer. Something like half of Americans have it. If my hunch is correct, it stands to reason that this is why the number of partners with whom one had oral sex is relevant.

    • But then it’s like how do you ask your partner how many people they’ve done stuff with lol

    • You just ask. There really isn’t an easy way to raise the subject. Unfortunately, there isn’t an approved test for HPV for men or for the throat, at least not in the US.

    • There should be some emphasis on getting tested as much as you can if you’re promiscuous for sure. I sometimes worry that if I end up with someone who’s slept around I might get something. It won’t be fair.

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  • There is a reason why this is only a thing in the united states, because every other doctor of other countries dont even take this stuff serious xD

    I had like 20 different oral partners in my life (me giving oral).

    • Haha the article talks to an expert in the UK. I think he was a university professor or something

  • I'd rather suspect that most of the cancer ridden ones have had diapers on in their earliest childhood.

    Diapers will kill us all :D

  • Damn, everything that is fun causes cancer.

    • Ikr even food lol

  • Not a factor. Genes and other factors. Not bjs or a mans ejaculate hitting your throat.

  • Anyone else backing that up besides one doctor?

  • I love cunnilingus, so I'm doomed. 😂😂

  • Don't know about it, anyways i don't care since i ain't going to have any type of sex except with my future wife 😌

    • Me too. In a way I’m glad I’m not promiscuous haha

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  • Well worth it lol. I always do go down on a girl but I think that just a myth just to scare not to do oral. I did hear Michael Douglas said he got throat cancer cause he ate a lot of pussy but he was also a chain smoker.

  • Damn 😭

    • Ikr?

  • It’s real and pretty brutal….. I am a survivor of it. And it doesn’t have to come from giving oral to a guy…it can be from giving oral to a female. It’s ultimately caused by HPV. It does seem that a relatively small percentage of people have adverse / permanent effects from HPV.

    Note: HPV is also a cause for cervical cancer.

  • We've known that, haven't we?
    Everything seems to cause cancer, embrace your mortality, live your life and die when your time is up.

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