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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Receiving Head

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

The authors set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Receive Non-Occupational HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Worthwhile?

Non-occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (NPEP) is routinely prescribed after high-risk sexual exposure. This offers providers the chance to test and treat patients who are at risk of concurrent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Head of South Africa's Independent Democrats Party Receives HIV/AIDS Activist Award From Canadian Volunteer Group

The Toronto-based not-for-profit volunteer group South African Women for Women on Sunday awarded Patricia de Lille, head of South Africa's Independent Democrats party, its HIV/AIDS Activist Award for her work to combat the disease in South Africa,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

Receiving Head

Good Evening, Dr. Frascino, I am writing this because I am worried sick about an incident that happened with my co-worker today. I got head from her in her car for about 10 seconds and she only sucked on the top part. To begin with, I am very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted from spit to anal wound?

Hi guys, I'm a nursing student and last night was a pretty good debate at our class. I want to know everyone's opinion of this. Can HIV be transmitted to saliva? I know for a fact that HIV virus could exists there low/very low. Now, take...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk in this scenario.It sounds like you learned that HIV exists in saliva. That's true.But you should've also learned that the amount of HIV in saliva is no where near enough to infect someone. This is why when people ask if... Read more »

HIV+ rimmer to HIV- receiver (RIMMING 2008)

i am hiv- & have met a guy who is hiv+... he says that he would love to preform oral to anal on me... which I enjoy very much but he says it is a pretty nonexsistent risk for him to rim me... i asked him about dental dam usage but he said there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There have been no cases of HIV transmission/acquisition from rimming or getting rimmed. See below.Dr. Bobsorry (RIMMING 2008)Jul 26, 2008 Dear Dr. Bob, Please help.I went to a massage girl, and she did anal licking on me.It was only for a few... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
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Receiving HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to get HIV, or even Genatil Warts from just getting an erection and then secreting semen [no parnets, no body else, just yourself and on the bed]. Is there a big difference in getting Genatil Warts, then there is with HIV or AIDS? ... 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 »

BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


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