Lately I've seen articles about this STI in the news because of the danger that it's becoming drug resistant.
Many of the articles mention that gonorrhea is killed by saliva, and therefore cannot be spread during cunnilingus (but can be spread during fellatio because of throat contact). This is not something I've heard before, and wanted to verify...?
(One source comes from "The New Yorker" which I know to be pretty reliable)
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The Centers for Disease Control And Pervention (CDC) don't appear to be making this distinction between types of oral sex and the levels of gonorrhea risk they pose. Here is their fact sheet on gonorrhea:
The CDC is a far better and more up-to-date source of information than any magazine or news website, so go with the information they have posted rather than what you've read in the New Yorker or at Jezebel.
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