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CAN YOU GET A DISEASE FROM ORAL SEX

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Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus (and other STDs as well).Cardinal Rule #2: Always remember Cardinal Rule #1!So you, in essence, broke both of my rules!Oral sex is considered to carry only a low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. You can read much more about this in... Read more »

GAY ORAL SEX AND DISEASES

I just had oral sex with another man and I'm concerned with getting AIDS or becoming HIV positive,... Read more »

oral sex and gum diseases

if a girl had gum diseases or bleeding gums, and i received oral sex from her, what are the chances... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Venereal Disease on the Rise Via Unsafe Gay Oral Sex

...syphilis infections among men -- rates not seen since the early 1980s -- indicate gay Australians are unaware of the STD risks of oral sex, sexual health experts say. There were 405 gonorrhea cases in the first quarter of 2006, according to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

... Oral Sex Is Not Risk Free Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission when one partner is known to be infected Read more »
The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Issues Fact Sheet on Oral Sex and HIV Transmission

... The CDC has released a fact sheet informing people that there is some risk of transmitting HIV to others through oral sex, even though it is much lower than the risk of transmission from vaginal or anal intercourse, the Lakeland Ledger 's "... Read more »
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Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
...Ok so I have given oral sex to a number of guys (I would say about 10) for the last two years. Ive always asked these guys if they are disease free. They Read more »

Oral Sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is there anyone out there that has been infected by oral sex where the only expsure was pre-cum i have had given other men oral sex but i never allow them to cum in my mouth i am now worried Read more »

RECENT STUDY ORAL SEX & HIV INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
..."UTMB Study Explains Why Oral Sex Unsafe in Age of HIV" Houston Chronicle Online (02/03/00); Hopper, Leigh New research from the University of Texas Medical Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »