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oral sex --- define blood in the mouth.
Sep 28, 2002

There seems to be good evidence that hiv is not transmitted in saliva to the insertive person in fellatio. However, in one of your replies, you say blood in mouth may be a problem. How do you define blood in the mouth and do you have any idea of the amount considered dangerous for the insertive person?

Response from Mr. Kull

It's difficult to say how much blood needs to be present in a person's mouth for there to be a risk for transmission. In general, it's best to avoid contact with a person's mouth when there is visible blood (or when there is a significant risk for blood to be present, like after oral surgery). Otherwise, it would be unusual for there to be any significant risk when blood isn't visible.

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