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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »

PCR/DNA testing for HIV & Oral Sex Question

Dear Dr. Frascino - What is your opinion of the PCR/DNA testing for HIV? I read where a person can... Read more »

oral sex and hiv testingThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I RECENTLY GOT TESTED IN NOVEMBER FOR HIV AND I WAS NEGATIVE,i had no risky activities before this... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Free HIV Testing Offered to Sex Workers in Bakersfield, Calif.

A local organization called Magdalene Hope recently teamed up with California's Kern County Department of Public Health to offer free oral HIV testing to the high-risk female sex workers on Union Avenue near 8th street. Doug Bennett, founder of... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

HIV and Oral Sex

Can I get HIV from oral sex? For HIV counselors and safer sex educators, that has to be the most frequently asked question of the last two decades. The connection between HIV infection and oral sex has been debated since HIV was discovered. Even... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- 21 Cities, United States, 2008

Although men who have sex with men (MSM) comprise an estimated 2% of the overall U.S. population aged ≥13 years, 1 59% of persons with diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the United States in 2009 were MSM, including MSM... Read more »
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ORAL SEX AND HIV TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I received unprotected oral sex (I am a male) from another male whose HIV status I did not know. I don't think he had any sores or blood in his mouth and I know that I did not have any sores or cuts on my penis. Was I put at risk for HIV? . When... Read more »

testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a... Read more »

testing for oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would anyone recommend testing for a guy for just receiving oral sex?
I would appreicate any responses and have a happy Labor Day.



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oral sex risk and delay testing

Posted by jakemorales, 2 Replies
I'm a new member here. I would like to ask your assesment on my situation. I had an unprotected oral sex with a guy of unknown status about a month ago. I was the sucker of his penis. He ejaculated and then I swallow his semen. Do I have a risk for... Read more »