What Happens If You Swallow Semen? | Sex Advice | Durex UK
We cannot guarantee that the page will display correctly in your browser. Please visit us from Chrome, Safari, Opera or Firefox. When it comes to giving a partner a blowjob, you probably have your own preference about what you do when they ejaculate. For some, the idea of swallowing semen may be a complete turn-off, for others, they may enjoy the sensation of swallowing. But what actually happens when you swallow semen?
Sometimes, when mouths and penises do stuff together, people end up ingesting semen—it's simply a part of life. Usually, it's a conscious decision. Other times, it sneaks up on you; you have nowhere to spit it out, and down the hatch it goes. But what happens when you swallow semen, anyway—besides an ensuing struggle to figure out what it tastes like? Does it have any nutrients?
Sperm — about 1 to 5 percent of the semen — are the tadpole-like reproductive cells that contain half of the genetic information to create human offspring. The seminal plasma fluid, which is about 80 percent water , makes up the rest. For the most part, yes, the components that make up semen are safe to ingest. This is also known as human seminal plasma hypersensitivity HSP.