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HIV Risk Of Oral Sex On A Woman

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The Well Project

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

...through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk 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 not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe definite way...
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HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,What is the true risk from oral sex? This is a somewhat difficult question to respond to, as there can be confounding variables. See below for some recent information Read more »

What is my risk of infection?

I am a married male who had unprotected vaginal sex for 5-10 minutes without ejaculating and also performed very brief oral sex on a woman I do not know. She said she was a stripper, had tatoos and body piercings and had drug problems (And I thought...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Having unprotected penile-vaginal sex with an HIV infected person puts you at risk for HIV infection. The risk of transmission through performing oral sex on a woman is much smaller.The odds of transmission to you in one episode of insertive Read more »

Oral Sex on a female prostitute and risk.

What is the risk of getting HIV from a Woman Prostitute, if you perform oral sex on her one time? Let's say she was not on her period, and I had no open sores in my mouth.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There is no convincing evidence that HIV has been spread to a person performing oral sex on a woman when no blood or STDs were present. Performing oral sex on a man is considered to be a greater risk for infection Read more »

PLEASE HELP!!!

Goodafternoon Dr. I have a couple of questions I hope you will answer for me? First let me say that I am writting you to make sure I do not make a mistake that could cost me my life. First of all I have recently started a treatment program for my...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...involvement. Are you at great risk? No. I would recommend that you wait a few days after periodontal deep cleaning before performing oral intercourse. I would definitely suggest you wait until the extraction site is healed before performing oral... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women Who Have Sex With Women

...during every sexual contact with men or when using sex toys. Sex toys should not be shared. No barrier methods for use during oral sex have been evaluated as effective by the Food and Drug Administration. However, natural rubber latex sheets,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum disease, or by eating very hot or sharp,... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Thoughts About Women and Oral Sex After Visiting the NYC Sex Museum

...make a sex toy out of a bar of soap ... or your cell phone? As I was walking through the museum, I saw lots of references to oral sex. There was information on oral sex between animals, oral sex between humans and even a Japanese anime video in... Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at... Read more »

Educate me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I performed oral sex on a woman I met in South America, no vaginal sex. I got sick, just didn't feel well for a few days at the six week time frame. Read more »

vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im a 19 year old male who plans to have vaginal oral sex on a 39 year old woman in a few hours. What's the risk of contracting HIV. I have nu cuts whatsoever. Oh and I plan to wear Read more »

Giving Oral Sex to a Women...risk?

Posted by bluejayyy, 2 Replies
...8 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a women that I do not know and I have no idea of her STD status. I have been tested for everything that would show by now Read more »