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Unprotected Oral Sex is indeed low risk

Feb 21, 2009

Dear Dr,

I regularly turn to this forum to calm my irrational fears and to listen to your advice and views. Its been very informative and reassuring.

I am from Singapore and travel to the UK, Australia and US 8-10 times a year. Each time I travel, I hire the services of escorts in these countries. Over the past 2 years, I've always had protected vaginal sex but usually have unprotected insertive oral sex. In most cases I have ejaculated inside girl's mouth. Due to my irrational fears, I've always feared that I could have caught HIV through unprotected oral sex, although you do say its low risk. Anyway, I finally got the courage to retest myself again after 2 years, and Woo HOO, the results are negative! So, i'd like people who are reading this to just get tested instead of suffering mentally and emotionally from all the unnecessary worrying like me. Its a scary process because of the fear of the unknown but its worth it and my life can go on. I now have both protected oral and penetrated sex to safe myself the worry.

Thanks Doc and I wish you well.

Response from Dr. Frascino


Thanks for your thanks. And I agree: Oral sex is low risk for HIV transmission.

Dr. Bob

Worried about protected sex with sex worker
Need assurance

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