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HIV Transmission Performing Oral Sex

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Can one contact HIV from performing oral sex on a Woman

A lot of your info on oral sex is as reagards men. But what are the chances of contracting AIDS from perfoming oral sex on a woman, which includes using the tongue on her vagina, clitoris etc ? Kindly answer this ?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There are only a few cases documented by the CDC that demonstrate HIV transmission to a person performing oral sex on a woman. This is the best evidence that the risk of transmission through cunnilingus is very low. First of all, the risk of Read more »

I'm infected with HIV & I was performing only unprotected oral sex

Hello everybody,it won't be a question just a warning - please don't trust anyone saying that oral... Read more »

Kissing the vagina

I am a heterosexual male. I recently had an encounter with a prostitute in which she performed oral... Read more »
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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 »
The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...Devices Types of Condoms Using Condoms Prevent Condom Breakage Using Condoms During Oral Sex Condom Availability Using Dental Dams & Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...intercourse: This puts both partners at risk, but HIV is transmitted from men to women much more easily than from women to men. Oral sex: This can be risky for the person performing it, particularly if he or she swallows semen, vaginal... Read more »
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Oral Sex

Posted by jake_the_shake, 3 Replies
...there are no undisputed cases of receptive oral (the person sucking) getting HIV 2) There are no undisputed cases of insertive oral sex (the person getting sucked) getting HIV. We are 25 years into one most closely studied diseases in the... Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not notice Read more »

Is Oral Sex Safe--NO!!!!

Posted by fdjk3, 2 Replies
...I just read "Study: HIV Infection from Receptive Oral Sex is Rare" http://www.thebody.com/bp/oct01/prev_conf.html It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand Read more »

Oral Sex on a Woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I recently performed oral sex on a woman, and am very worried I have contracted HIV. The exposure was about 70 days ago, and I have had a bad headache for Read more »