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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Performing Oral Sex

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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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HIV from performing oral sex on a female?

I guess it (HIV) is different for everybody but how sick and for what periods of time are you sick after you test positive?I rapid tested at about 60 days after exposure and was negative. The woman who did the test said that the negative was a very...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are correct in that oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and the likelihood of you contracting HIV is so very small! The guidelines for testing is to have your initial test at 3 weeks and then again at 3 months, if both test... Read more »

can HPV be transmitted thru oral sex?

a potential partner has just found out she is hpv positive.can i get hpv if we have oral sex? I'm a 28 year old female and i believe beyond the age requirement for the vaccine...i am not going to stop seeing this girl because of this recent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll reprint some information from the archives that addresses your concern. As for the Guardasil vaccine, if you are HPV negative, you could still benefit from getting vaccinated, despite being 28 years old.Good luck.Dr. BobHPVJun 3, 2007... Read more »

Can oral-sex(blowjob) performed on me lead to AIDS?

Hi,I recently got a blowjob by one of the girls in Amsterdam's Red light district. She put a condom on my penis, and all the while she was giving the blowjob, the condom was put on. I did not come in her mouth, and the semen came out after she...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:As the archives state, oral sex has been and remains a low-risk activity. I do not think you were at risk in this situation.In health,Richard... Read more »

performed cunnilingus on a prostitute who have AIDS

hello doc. ive read many article about oral sex and cunnilingus..it is said that has low-risk on having aids/hiv in performing cunnilingus even in positive persons. but i have read that it can be transmitted if you swallowed a semen or any vaginal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,We have an entire chapter devoted to oral sex in the archives. I suggest you check it out! Oral sex/cunnilingus carries only a low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. There are factors, such as concurrent infections, local trauma, presence of... Read more »
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How safe is performing oral sex now??? HELP!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all,

If I'm HIV+, how safe is it to perform oral sex on an HIV- guy? Sometime I give him pretty intense oral and his penis has been cut (a little bleeding) ... does that make a difference? Or is the only concern being him coming into contact with... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

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Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

By Emma Hitt, PhD
ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely to transmit HIV (news - web sites) infection, according to findings from a small study... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »