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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Oral Sex With No Protection

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Female received oral from HIV+ male & protected sex

I received unprotected oral from HIV+ man, we also had Protected sex.3 wks after, I was diagnosed with chlamydia, which is frightening since I have read that it is very difficult to obtain chlamydia from oral. I tested Neg for HIV at 3weeks (I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:It is harder for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea to be transmitted orally when the person receiving the oral sex is a women. They are both more readily transmitted during penile-oral sex because the bacteria are pushed to the back of the throat... Read more »

Protected Oral Sex & HIV Symptoms

Hey Ryan, I'm asking you this because you seem to answer many questions here..so I'd... Read more »

unprotected oral and protected vaginal sex with possible HIV+ CSW

Dear doctor,I am sorry to ask again since not got any reply last time..:(I had an unprotected oral... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Benefits, Misconceptions, Frequency of Condom Use to Protect Against Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV

The New York Times on Tuesday examined the benefits and misconceptions of condom use to protect against sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and unplanned pregnancy. According to M. Monica Sweeney -- a member of the Presidential... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safe Sex on TV: Some Teen Shows Neglect Protection -- POZ, January/February Issue

The January/February issue of POZ magazine ranks several television shows aimed at young audiences on whether their storylines involve preventing STDs or unwanted pregnancy. On a scale of one to 10 condoms (one being the lowest), "Glee" got the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Attitudes Toward Safe Sex Do Not Match Behavior Among U.S. Adults, Survey Shows

Although 84% of U.S. adults say they take "necessary" steps to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases, their actions do not support their claims, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive for the American Social Health... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

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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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

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 »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

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

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop... Read more »

Help! Protected vaginal sex

Posted by HannahZ, 1 Reply
Hi! First time posting and scared to death.

I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »