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Can You Get HIV Through Oral Sex

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

Table of Contents Introduction Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself Introduction The chances of HIV being passed from one person to another depend on thetype of contact. HIV is most easily spread, or transmitted, through unprotectedanal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharing injection drug equipment.Unprotected sex means sex in which no condoms or other barriers are used. Oral sex...
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HIV from oral sex with womenThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I am a male, and I was wonder if I could catch HIV from my girlfriend if she was unknowingly infected through performing oral sex on her?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Giving oral sex to an infected woman could possibly lead to infection withHIV. If you are GIVING a woman oral sex, there is a risk of infection sincevaginal secretions and menstrual blood can get into your mouth.... Read more »

What is the chance of me getting HIV from oral sex?

Hi had sex safe with a guy but had oral sex with the same guy he never ejeculated in my mouth or anything. And he also went down on me. Am i at any risk of getting HIV? Also when should I take a test to get a accurate result? 8 weeks or 12 weeks ? ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe 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... Read more »

HIV From Oral Sex?

Is it possible to contract HIV though Oral sex, male/female?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes. There is an ago old debate about the likelihood and certainly there are factors (viral load of the person with HIV, the susceptibility of the person without HIV infection, sores on the genitals/in the mouth) that can influence this risk; but,... Read more »

Risk of HIV - Oral Sex

a sex worker gave me oral sex. She performed oral sex on me (a male) for a few minutes, with her putting my penis into her mouth. I did not ejaculate and asked her to stop. Please advise what is the risk of HIV infection?This was followed by vagina...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that HIV is spread through receiving oral sex. The fact that you did not ejaculate neither increases or decreases your risk.Transmission of HIV can occur when HIV infected fluids (like semen, blood or vaginal secretions) come... Read more »
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I got HIV from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
I got HIV from oral sex. I began treatment within a month of infection. My site discusses the risks of oral sex and the possible benefits of early treatment.

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hiv from oral sex?

Posted by sarah2006, 2 Replies
Hi everyone. I recently had unprotected oral sex (i am female and was performing it on the guy. he didn't ejaculate in my mouth) and I've started freaking out about possible exposure to hiv. I've read on the internet that it is defenitely possible,... Read more »

Can I get HIV from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Over the past two years I have had oral sex with a number of guys without the use of a condom and now I seemed to have worked myself up into a panic over it.

To the best of my knowledge the guys did not cum in my mouth but am not too sure about pre... Read more »

HIV + from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read so much about how "safe" oral sex is. Well, I am here to tell you it may be better than unprotected anal sex but it sure ain't SAFE.
Last year I decided to explore the bisexual urges I have had for years. I was visiting some porno newstands... Read more »