|Need test for received oral sex
Feb 21, 2014
Hi, refer to reply I had from "Ms. Southall" **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.**
Does it mean I do not need to go for hiv test but other sexual disease test will be fine? I actually went for hiv test at our 9th week. Could I refer this negative result as conclusive? Hope to have your recommendation for further proceeding.
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Yes we believe that if you just experienced oral sex the risk of HIV transmission is incredibly low to no risk. Conclusive test for HIV is at 90 days and it is important to make sure you are not experiencing any symptoms that could be gonorrhea, herpes etc.....
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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