Apr 28, 2012
I recently received cunnilingus from a co-worker who later disclosed he had AIDS but was undetectable. I am unclear about what that actually means, but I am scared. No other body fluids were exchanged except my vaginal fluid and his saliva.
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. There have been studies recently that show someone living with HIV that has an undetectable viral load dramatically reduces the chances of HIV transmission, by 96%. Between these two things, you are fine.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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