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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Receiving Oral Sex

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Is HIV transmitted by receiving oral sex?

Im a sea man and accidentally i came to receive oral sex from an African call in sea man's club. It was just around 10s and it was the firs time i faced such a situation in my life. I avoided that girl and left the place. I am not aware whether...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You "accidentally" received oral sex in a sea man's club???? That must have been some accident. The HIV-acquisition risk from insertive oral sex is extremely low. My advice, since you are clearly very worried about this... Read more »

can i get aids through receiving oral sex?

Hi Dr.i received oral sex from one girl for 10 to 15 seconds only.in this case there is no blood in... Read more »
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Transmission of Primary and Secondary Syphilis by Oral Sex -- Chicago, Illinois, 1998-2002

During 1998-2002, the STD/HIV Prevention and Care Program of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) recorded 1,582 cases of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis, the most of any U.S. city. 1 Although case numbers and overall rates... Read more »
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Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »

oral sex (receiving)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok, i recieved oral sex and really have no reason to believe she has hiv but from a past experience am very scared of hiv and now worry about it 24/7. im getting my test results next week but im not sure how risky oral sex is. Ive heard that i... Read more »

Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please get on with your lives. There are those of us who have actually been exposed to semen... Read more »

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. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and... Read more »