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unprotected oral sex

Feb 21, 2012

i had an unprotected oral sex with one girl yesterday, after the oral sex i saw some blood including with semen , i dont know where the blood coming , but the girl say not from her month , after i checked apparently i found some broken skin area in my penis , now i afraid about hiv, if i do ART therapy with in 72 hours that will reduce the risk??, and how much percentage chance of HIV ?

Response from Dr. Hightow-Weidman

Hello there- Oral sex is a very inefficient way to acquire HIV. The mouth does not contain the type of cells that HIV likes to infect. Is it absolutely, 100% impossible to get HIV from getting a blow job? I can not say that, but the risk would have to be in the range of 1 in tens of thousands (if not rarer). As above, this is just not the right combination needed for infection: lots of virus and a welcoming place where cells receptive to HIV are located. Even with a small amount of broken skin on your penis I would say that the risk is still very small and not one that would require you to start PEP. Take care,


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