Reproductive Health volume 16 , Article number: 48 Cite this article. Metrics details. Oral and anal sexual behaviours are increasingly reported among adolescents and adults reporting heterosexual sex in peer-reviewed journals in high income countries, but less is known about these behaviours in low and middle-income countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of this systematic review is to describe the prevalence of, and motivations for, oral and anal sex among adolescents and adults reporting heterosexual sex in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Heterosexual Anal and Oral Sex in Adolescents and Adults in the United States, 2011–2015
Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Heterosexual anal and oral sex are related to the acquisition and transmission of sexually transmitted diseases STDs. As common reportable STDs chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in the United States are increasing, it is important to understand recent oral and anal sexual behaviors. We examined the prevalence and correlates of heterosexual anal and oral sex, associated condom use, and having multiple partners among men and women aged 15 to 44 years.
Back to Sexual health. Like most sexual activities, anal sex carries the risk of passing on sexually transmitted infections STIs. Penetrative anal sex has a higher risk of spreading STIs than many other types of sexual activity. This is because the lining of the anus is thin and can be easily damaged, which makes it more vulnerable to infection. Some infections caused by bacteria or viruses can be passed on through oral-anal sex, such as hepatitis A or E.