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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Performing Oral Sex

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I'm infected with HIV & I was performing only unprotected oral sex

Hello everybody,it won't be a question just a warning - please don't trust anyone saying that oral sex is a very low risk behaviour. I know I'm infected by HIV (my 4 weekes result was negative, but I got chlamydia pneumoniae, thrush in my mouth,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this one more time for the slow learners in the group, OK? There are a number of STD's that can be contracted quite easily by oral sex; however, HIV is not one of them. Despite the symptoms and conditions you have, what you don't have is HIV ... Read more »

Can one contact HIV from performing oral sex on a Woman

A lot of your info on oral sex is as reagards men. But what are the chances of contracting AIDS... Read more »

exposure to HIV+ precum

Ryan,Last year I dated a guy for about four months, and during that time I performed oral sex on... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
Terri Wilder

Thoughts About Women and Oral Sex After Visiting the NYC Sex Museum

...make a sex toy out of a bar of soap ... or your cell phone? As I was walking through the museum, I saw lots of references to oral sex. There was information on oral sex between animals, oral sex between humans and even a Japanese anime video in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting semen in the body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it... Read more »
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Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...worried that I can give this to my family, etc. Does anyone know the statistics and the actual risks involved in this type of oral sex? Besides the moral issues of being in a place like that (i'm dealing with that too), i'm just worried sick. ... Read more »

Mouth ulcers?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can mouth ulcers increase the risk of HIV transmition through oral sex? I have performed oral sex to another guy of unknown status whilst I have had an ulcer on the inside of my top lip. Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...hello everybody.I must first say im a Gay male and that recently I was at a party in which I performed oral sex with several men,3 had been invited but,as it turns out many more showed up that night and I didnt know most of them.I didnt Read more »

For the experts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a lesbian woman who enjoys oral sex, both giving and receiving. Can someone educate me as to the risks of hiv thru this kind of contact ? Read more »