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Deep ORAL sex. Please kindly assess risk.

Apr 15, 2013

Hi. A couple of weeks ago, i met a guy at the gym. I do not really hook up with random people nor am i active at all. Long story short, we ended up in my apartment, and i gave him oral. He got pretty rough and he 'throat f*cked' me, and asked me to deep throat him a couple of times. It was difficult for me cause he was very well endowed.

Consider this too: 1. There was no ejaculation, but there was precum 2. I asked him if he was tested, he said yes, 3 months ago and it was negative. 3. I brushed my teeth 3 hours before the encounter, i have a healthy mouth, no gum diseases.

2 weeks later, i developed a cough, and colds. But im thinking its because of allergies, or is it something else?

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there:

I would not be concerned. Our stance on oral sex is below:

The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For the person placing his or her mouth on someone else's genitals, the risk may be slightly higher but still very very low.

Theoretically, obvious cuts, wounds, sores, or infections in the mouth could raise this risk. But relatively speaking this is still considered to be a low-risk sexual activity as the mouth is not a hospitable place for the HIV virus.

Please note that other sexually transmitted infections are readily spread via oral contact and you may need to be checked for these.

In health,


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