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HIV Risk Of Sucking Breast

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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 »

Breast sucking while lactating

Dr Bob,Thanks for all the advice you have given over the times. I will donate to the cause as soon... Read more »

Extended nipple sucking and possible HIV transmission if blood present

Dear Dr. Bob. -- thanks a million for this service. You have my donation too. I read through the... Read more »
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...actually found in blood or other specimens, drying of HIV-infected human blood or other body fluids reduces the theoretical risk of environmental transmission to that which has been observed -- essentially zero. Incorrect interpretation of... Read more »
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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 »
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Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
...car window down ,a female came up to my window and asked if i wanted to do anything and i said No then i said let me see your breast ,she pulled one of them out and stuck it through my open window and said i could suck on it and i did ,suck it 4... Read more »

Sucking Breast !!!

Posted by SV8XF, 2 Replies
...hi every one 12 weeks ago i sucked girl breast ( i dont know HIV states ) for 20 second Then one of my friend told me that hiv can transmite through breast ... since that Read more »

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 »

Nipple sucking breast milk

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...babies. I called my doc and he just got back to me and said he wouldnt' treat me with post exposure prophylaxis. How high's the risk guys? It was a tiny bit of fluid. Like a spray. Read more »