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If a man recieves oral sex can he get trichomonas then pass

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if a man recieves oral sex can he get trichomonas then pass it to his wife?
Transmission of tichomoniasis is usually through vaginal or anal intercourse rather than by oral sex - HOWEVER, it is theoretically possible.
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Customer: replied 10 years ago.
when you say it is theoretically possible what do you mean? is it not likely to survive in the mouth?
Basically, in most patients trichomonas is NOT found in the mouth/saliva - however in some AIDS patients it is found in the mouth
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=AbstractPlus&list_uids=16859023&query_hl=17&itool=pubmed_docsum

An infected woman would likely not have trichomonas in the mouth (would have it in the vagina) - so with JUST oral sex from an infected woman, it is UNLIKELY