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Risks From Oral Sex With Hbv

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

Table of Contents Introduction Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself Introduction The chances of HIV being passed from one person to another depend on thetype of contact. HIV is most easily spread, or transmitted, through unprotectedanal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharing injection drug equipment.Unprotected sex means sex in which no condoms or other barriers are used. Oral sex...
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Hep B PLEASE help: HBV from recieving oral sex

Ahh the good ol oral sex question. HBV information is a little hard to understand in regards to oral sex. I did recieve oral sex from another male for about one minute with me cumming in his mouth. Now I have been tested in the past and all neg....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Although there are certainly data that HBV exists in saliva and semen, there is no good data to suggest that HBV is transmitted through oral sex. Transmission among MSM is thought mainly to occur through traumatic breaks in mucous membranes during... Read more »

Chances of HBV transmission receieving oral sex

i am 30 male.What is the chances of HBV transmission by receiving Oral Sex from female? I had vaccine 3 years ago with schedule 0-1-2-12 but i did not get it 12 months does. Actually i got accinated on 0- 1 month - 3 months after 1 doesBut...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not consider this a risk.As for your vaccine status...since it is a bit unclear, I would recommend getting a test for surface antibodies to HBV to see if you have a response. If not a booster will probably do the trick.... Read more »

Confused by HIV / HBV risks !

Hello Dr. Bob,I Hope you're fine. To start with I just want to say that you do a very, very good and important job here on the net by giving clear answers and hope to worried people.Don't get annoyed by churchladies or other religious...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Not-Enlightened Guy,Thanks for your kind comments!I agree HIV PEP would not be warranted for oral sex. The treatment your physician provided would be considered aggressive by most standards. Generally speaking hepatitis B immunoglobulin would not... Read more »

Worried...Risk Of HBV/HIV co-infection..Help!

Dear Dr.McGovern;3 weeks ago i quite foolishly engaged in unclothed dry fondling followed by a 10 minute "hand-job" and "boob-job" using a condom (which may or may not have failed, i'm not sure) with a commercial sex worker....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Sounds like you are at extremely low risk....I would not recommend testing for this type of exposure.... Read more »
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Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

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Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex
New research estimates possibility of infection somewhere between 0-2 percent

by Eric Erickson

ATLANTA - In contrast to a report by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, a new study
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