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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Swallowing Precum

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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?

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PRE-CUM + HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I've read a lot of worries and a few post about pre-cum.

In most cases pre-cum is a low low risk esp. with oral sex.

The risk with pre-cum is greater when it comes to anal and vaginal sex, man or woman.

When a penis enters an orafice, not the mouth, it... Read more »

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 »

Oral sex with precum

Posted by cman3312, 2 Replies
Hi

about 2 weeks ago I met a 22 yearold gay latino man from culver city, ca (LA by the airport) on craigslist. He said he was "clean and safe" and we engaged in mutal oral sex WITHOUT ejaculation. I didn't see any sores or markes or rashes on his... Read more »
Ask the Experts

how much precum is required to transmit hiv

Hi there, Doc. I had male to male sex last night. As a practice, I always require my partner to use condoms. So we did it, before he inserted his penis inside my anus, i put the condom myself. So he inserted and started penetrating me. We changed...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,It would be hard to say how much pre-ejaculatory fluid would be needed to cause transmission. It would depend on many factors, such as how much virus was present, whether or not there was tearing in your rectum, and were you using... Read more »

spit or swallow which is safer ? (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2010)

what is safer to spit or to swallow ? is it safe to spit ? can you still get an std from if you spit cum out ?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below. The information you desire was already waiting for you in the archives!Dr. Bobswallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009) Oct 28, 2009hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assuredResponse from... Read more »

To swallow or not to swallow

I recently gave a blow job to a man I am seeing but I don't know his std status. He told me he got tested a while a go and was clean... When I was giving him head he came in my mouth and I immediately swallowed it. The day before I burn my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV transmission/acquisition risk from unprotected oral sex is very low. If you had an open cut or burn inside the mouth, your risk would increase. The oral membranes, however, generally heal very quickly. Chances are that whatever damage you... 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 frustrating things for me in staying safe has been the uncertainty or "maybe" position the experts have taken about oral sex and HIV...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You are not alone in your frustration with the issue of HIV transmission and oral sex. The study to which you refer (see the CDC's summary Primary HIV Infection Associated with Oral Transmission) will not provide you with answers to all of your... 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

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

The authors set out to evaluate the use of written protocols for STD screening, the frequency and types of STD tests performed, and the occurrence and frequency of obtaining sexual risk assessments among HIV clinics. The researchers administered a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexually Transmitted HIV Infection Among African Americans in North Carolina

In the context of high rates of heterosexually transmitted HIV infection among African Americans in the southeastern United States, which greatly exceeds such transmission among whites, the investigators launched a study to determine risk factors... Read more »