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HIV Infection Through Receiving Oral Sex

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masturbation and oral sex

I realize that getting a blow job is considered a low risk act, however, if one were to masturbate for a short period before receiving the blow job, would that increase ones risk? I am getting my results back in a few days and I am very scared....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...before you receive a blow job (oral sex, fellatio) does not increase your risk for getting HIV. There is essentially no risk of HIV infection through receiving oral sex. Read more »

HELP!!! Oral sex incident!!!

Doc, PLEASE answer this questions. I received unprotected oral sex for a gay man. I was the... Read more »

Transmission via oral sex

Hi, you have stated many many times regard to receiving oral sex is in low risk since genital only... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of HIV Infection Attributable to Oral Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and in the Population of Men Who Have Sex With Men

...HIV-positive participants acquired HIV from fellatio. This finding has been widely interpreted that as many as 8 percent of HIV infections among MSM are attributable to fellatio. The population-attributable risk percentage (PAR%) is of special... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... 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 »
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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 »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...how many of you got hiv from recieving oral sex Read more »

learned I coulda been wit someone who is hiv

Posted by neednhelpnok, 2 Replies
...trusted. I havent seen him n a few months and he ended up goin back to my house. Well I went to bed and woke up to him doing oral sex 2 me. I freaked and left to my brothers house. Well today I get a call from someone and says he was just... Read more »

male to male oral

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...what are the chances of a guy getting infected with HIV from receiving unprotected oral sex from another male in a one-time encounter? Yeah.....I know it was stupid.....will never do it again...but what are my chances Read more »