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HIV Risk After Nipple Sucking

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HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...amount of virus in the infected milk, quantity ingested, presence of cuts or sores on the oral mucous membranes, etc. Overall the risk of an adult contracting HIV from nipple noshing would be extremely low. However, when in doubt a simple rapid... Read more »

Nipple Sucking & HIV Transmission Risk

In several of your answers to questions you've been asked, you have mentionedthat HIV is present in... Read more »

Does sucking nipples pose any threat of HIV infection?

Dear Sir,I gave an oral sex by sucking nipples of a prostitute, during that time i did taste... Read more »
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The Body

2011: The Year to Suck It Up

...Francisco. During one of our first treks of this year, after a somewhat lengthy chat, we concluded that sometimes, you just need to "suck it up." At first we joked about making T-shirts and bumper stickers but finally just agreed that it would... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...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... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
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Nipple sucking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am scared and embarrassed about this: I sucked on a woman's breast for a couple of minutes. No sign of breast milk. Any risk of HIV? Read more »

Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual masturbation with each other and they fingered me many times and sucked my nipples and i stroked their penises and kissed their bare penises at different times. They all performed unprotected... Read more »

Nipple sucking breast milk

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Forum, I am worried about something that happened last night. I sucked a strippers breast and a bit of fluid came out of her nipple which i tasted. It tasted kindof sour. We didn't do anything else. Now today im searching the net and i see... Read more »

Sucking nipples

Posted by Larry38, 1 Reply
...down with ARS-like symptoms. Before that and also now I have a white coating on the back of my toungue. Does that increase the risk of transmission? Another question: The CDC hotline people told me that although breastmilk has the HIV virus... Read more »