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HIV Infection HIV Oral

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I'm infected with HIV & I was performing only unprotected oral sex

Hello everybody,it won't be a question just a warning - please don't trust anyone saying that oral sex is a very low risk behaviour. I know I'm infected by HIV (my 4 weekes result was negative, but I got chlamydia pneumoniae, thrush in my mouth,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this one more time for the slow learners in the group, OK? There are a number of STD's that can be contracted quite easily by oral sex; however, HIV is not one of them. Despite the symptoms and conditions you have, what you don't have is HIV ... Read more »

possbility of hiv infection thru oral sex

I am a male. Three weeks ago, i put my "dick" inside a woman mouth with a condom for a second. Then... Read more »

testing Orally for hiv infection

I have a very dry mouth, can this type of test give me a accurate test result?I had it done and got... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Oral Warts in HIV-Infected Individuals

...Oral diseases are common manifestations of HIV infection, with up to 90% of HIV-infected patients developing an oral lesion through the course of their HIV disease. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Primary HIV Infection Associated with Oral Transmission

...presented study results. Question: What is this study about? Answer: This study, one component of a primary and recent HIV infection study called the Options Project, is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Oral Antiretroviral Reduces HIV Infection Risk in MSM by 44%, Study Finds

...want to start using the strategy now," according to the newspaper (Stein, 11/23). "In some developing countries where HIV infections are so widespread that they've become a major burden on the economy and the health care system, a... Read more »
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Recognition and Management of the Most Common Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection

...individuals when compared to HIV- individuals, but does occur in both populations. Angular cheilitis, of itself is not diagnostic of HIV infection. It appears as cracks or fissures radiating from the corners of the mouth which may or may not... Read more »
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RECENT STUDY ORAL SEX & HIV INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that oral sex was likely the source of 6.6 percent of recent HIV infections among a group of homosexual men studied in San Francisco. Saliva has low enough saltiness to destroy... Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next day i started recalling all the facts... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This Read more »

HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the more common ways to contract HIV ? has there been any recording of the Condom Breaking and the person has then contracted HIV ? Has there been any recording of a person sitting on a needle and then getting HIV ? will you know if you... Read more »