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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe definite way...
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saliva with percum on little cut

Dear Robert, it is very inspirational to read your answers. And I would never risk myself again if I know so much about HIV. Recently I had a one night stand with a guy on the internet. As I had a small cut around my anus which is only bleeding if I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV risk from your partner's pre-cum in your mouth being transmitted in your saliva to a non-bleeding small cut on your butt is essentially Read more »

kissing with cuts in mouth

Hi Dr. Bob- First off thanks for the tremendous work you do at answering all of our questions as well as for your AIDS Foundation. I just donated as a way to say "thanks". My question for you is whether you feel a HIV test would be warranted in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,First off I should mention when it comes to HIV there really is no debate on the subject of the safety of kissing, except maybe on the Internet, which doesn't count! Kissing Read more »

Men performing oral sex on female with mouth cuts is the inserter or receptor?

I am a 55 yr. old male.I have been irresponsible over the last few years by frequenting the service of prostitutes. I had always used latex condoms for intercourse. However, I received and performed oral sex with this population of women.I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello N,The risk of HIV transmission from oral sex is extremely low. Your fears, even with your tongue problems, are unwarranted. Your new girlfriend's Read more »

cut mouth after oral...2nd try...donation made

I know that having cuts in the mouth would increase the risk of HIV tranmission from oral sex. In my case, however, I suffered a fairly bad cut to my lip/gums about 2 hours AFTER performing oral sex on a female escort (light licking, tongue did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...same thing applies to getting a cut in your mouth two hours after "lunch at the Y," OK? You're stressed out over a nonexistent risk factor (cut post-cunnilingus). My advice is to realize that "stressed" spelled backwards is desserts! And that... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

... Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...transfusion of infected blood used to be a way people got AIDS, but now the blood supply is screened very carefully and the risk is extremely low. There are no documented cases of HIV being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be... Read more »
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afraid to kiss

Posted by jessi_babe_xoxo, 2 Replies
...i like him and he likes me. but i am afraid to do anything with him, even kiss him. i know that kissing is one of the lowest risks to get aids, but i am so scared about getting it. i read that one of the only ways is if you both have cuts in your... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...eating/stressed). They are still trying to determine whether it wasn't a minor seizure or not (she never had them before). Our only risks have been oral sex between eachother since the exposure. Also, I have been having this weird symptoms... Read more »

learned I coulda been wit someone who is hiv

Posted by neednhelpnok, 2 Replies
...and left to my brothers house. Well today I get a call from someone and says he was just arrested and was with a girl who has AIDS. I was devastated and havent told anybody what happend between us. I cried so hard I threw up and nose was... Read more »

what's the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...ago, I had unprotected oral sex with an FDNY firefighter after a night out in Manhattan. i don't think i got any semen in my mouth (it was all over my clothes and everywhere else) but i am still freaked out over the possibility of having... Read more »