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Insertive Oral Sex And Syphilis

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unprotected-insertive oral sex at risk for hpv syphilis hepatitis herpes?

Thank you for your informative asnwers to our questions. My question is: I recently received unprotected oral sex from a stranger. (Dumb Dumb thing to do; I know.)There was no ejaculation -- if that is a factor. How much at risk am I for HPV,...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The risk for getting HIV from receiving oral sex is practically zero. The risk for getting another STD this way is very low. It really depends on the STD.It is possible to Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a... Read more »

HIV syphilis and oral sex

Please help! I am terrified! I performed oral sex on someone who contacted me three weeks later and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Primary and Secondary Syphilis by Oral Sex -- Chicago, Illinois, 1998-2002

...Figure 1 ). During 2000-2002, CDPH conducted interviews with persons with syphilis; some MSM reported they had engaged in only oral sex and were surprised to have acquired syphilis. In response, CDPH began collecting information on oral sex from... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of Getting Infected With... 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 »
Being Alive

Syphilis -- What's All the Fuss About?

...syphilis year after year after year. So what's happening here? First of all, unlike HIV, syphilis is easily spread through oral sex. And while we all know we're supposed to use condoms for anal sex, sometimes we don't. Also, some positive guys... Read more »
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receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
...Hi I received unprotected oral sex without a barrier from 2 different guys whose HIV status I'm not sure of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Read more »

What's happening to me?!?

Posted by Houstondude, 2 Replies
...joint pain, and swollen lymph nodes in my neck, armpits, chest, and groin. I know that the risk of getting HIV from receiving oral sex is very low and I've seen that it's just 'theoretical' on some websites. I might just be a hypochondriac and... Read more »

Do I Have an STD from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...November to see if I should get tested for anything and the nurse said that you dont have to worry about clamydia/gonorhea or syphilis because she said I would have known by now. The girl said she is clean and said I could go to the doctor with... Read more »

ORAL SEX...MY INFECTION

Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
...We have all heard the saying that Oral sex is "safer " sex, which I too to an extent believe to be true with the very limited evidence at hand. However since my diagnosis Read more »