Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Swallowing Precum
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Posted by mooch3r, 2 RepliesI 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 »
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Posted by AnonymousI'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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by cman3312, 2 RepliesHi
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 »
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Test Positive Aware NetworkHi 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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesYou 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 »
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Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles CountyThe 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 »
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