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Oral sex unsafe?

Mar 7, 2004

Calvin, You told an HIV-positive person to always use a condom for oral sex. Isn't it true that the risk of transmitting HIV through oral sex without a condom is far far lower than the risk for unprotected anal or vaginal sex?

--Inquiring Mind

Response from Mr. Spinks

Hello inquiring mind, You are absolutely correct in saying that unprotected vaginal and anal sex are considered higher risk for HIV infection. Although, oral sex still poses a risk for HIV transmission and regardless of how low the risk is, there's still a risk! I just want to make sure that people know the facts so they can make an educated decision before participating in any sexual behavior. Take care and be safe!

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