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Can I Get AIDS From Swallowing

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i swallowed do i have aids

i recently gave head to a guy and i accidentally swallowed some of the cum, what r my chances of having aids now?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...low, and a most recent study showed that the risk was almost negligible. Getting his semen in your mouth increases that risk (swallowing or spitting out semen probably doesn't increase or decrease your risk). Ejaculation in the mouth probably... Read more »

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A Telling Tale of Trick or Treat: Remember to Spit, Don't Swallow!

...sentences and noted the words "pep" and "disclose." Hmm. Perhaps I should write about post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) or maybe HIV-disclosure issues. It is interesting I chose to make a lame joke about my peppy deportment rather than to... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...that would create abrasionsor cuts in your mouth before performing oral sex. Use mouthwash or a breathmint instead. Avoid swallowing pre-cum, semen, or vaginal fluids. Use latex condoms for oral sex on a man (try the unlubricated,... Read more »
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An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

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Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

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Posted by lost, 3 Replies
...i ve been experiencing difficulty in swallowing for 2 months now, i don't have a sore throat at all, i am not sick, i feel very healthy, i only have this problem i feel like Read more »

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...is married and we have been having an affair for a little over 2 years and he uses a condom for anal but now I have started swallowing his cum during oral sex. Read more »

Swallowing fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...still having these symptoms and am scared that it is seroconversion. I know they say that oral sex is low risk but because i swallowed and becuase my throat was a little red I am worried that might mean that the odds are stacked against me? any... Read more »