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Tongue piercing
Sep 27, 2001

Dear Ryan

If a person had there tongue pierced would it make recieving oral sex from that person a risk?

Response from Mr. Kull

The main risk to be concerned about in this instance is if the person performing oral sex on you were HIV positive and had blood present in their mouth. This would make HIV transmission possible, but not guaranteed. Otherwise, there is no reason for you to be concerned about receiving oral sex from someone with a tongue piercing. If you remain concerned, talk with your partner about using a condom or dam for oral sex.

RMK



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