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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Swallowing Precum

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precum, oral sex, and disclosure

dr. bob! i donated this year to the nyc aids walk and an active gay/queer theater company that is floundering in chicago - so know that my heart is in giving, but my pockets are tight these days...!my question: i'm a recent convert,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The optimal time to disclose HIV status differs in each case because each is unique. However, as a general rule I recommend disclosing early rather than late. Also, disclosing while your new Mr. Right is actively gagging on your trouser snake... Read more »

Oral sex study confusing and vague. Opinion on pre-cum?

Hey, Doc. I'm an HIV negative gay man who takes great care in HIV prevention. One of the most... Read more »

Pre-Cum and the Safety of Fellatio

I recently had an encounter I am concerned about. I performed oral sex on a man without swallowing... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Separating Myths From Facts

There's still a lot of misinformation about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Myth: The Top Partner During Vaginal and Anal Sex Is at Low Risk for HIV. Fact: In reality, the top partner (the inserting partner) is at high... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

Beth Dillon of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) most recent work focuses on determining the risk of oral sex transmission of HIV. But Beth was surprised this issue made front-page news. Her findings are far from the irresponsible headline... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa AIDS Conference to Be Held in Nairobi in September: Official

The 13th International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Africa will be held in Nairobi September 21-26, the Kenyan government announced Wednesday. Every two years, the forum brings together African scientists, social... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Death Rates Decrease .... in Prison

Although sex in prison is forbidden, the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, is prevalent. However, a recent report from the US Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) states that the number of... Read more »
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HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r
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precum-safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had sex with a guy and we always used condoms. I am HIV negative and normally very careful. We had sex with a condom, but used precum from his penis to lubricate my anus. A few days later he told me that he's actually positive and didnt... Read more »

Precum and infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone out there have any knowledge regarding exposure to Precum (Pre-seminal fluids) and infection.
I recently had a same sex experience involving mutual maturbation with very close genital contact. I am very worried that there was exposure to... Read more »