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Insertive Oral Sex.
Apr 3, 2007

Dear Dr. Bob,

I was looking through the forums but couldn't find an answer on the risks of insertive oral sex, as the posts seem to be all about receptive.

I participated in insertive oral sex ina guy i have been seeing for about a month now.

I would just like to know how much risk I have put myself into.

If you could provide some answers, maybe provide a link to something I have missed??

Kind Regards and all the best, you are a hero.

Matt.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi Matt,

You couldn't find the risk of insertive oral sex in the forum archives?

I just typed "risk of insertive oral sex" into the search box on this forum. Care to guess how many references popped up??? Ten? No, guess again. A hundred? No, guess again. One thousand? No, keep guessing. One thousand five hundred? Nope! Matt, exactly 1,530 references popped up!!! Go ahead; try it yourself! Once you've read all 1,530 posts, you'll come to the conclusion that the risk of insertive oral sex is extremely small. Some experts even place the risk as nonexistent. I don't go quite that far, as there could always be extenuating circumstances. The CDC's very conservative estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive oral sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures.

Stay well, Matt!

Dr. Bob



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