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Can I Get HIV From Giving Oral Sex

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I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Regarding giving your new guy a blow job, the estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive oral sex with a partner known to be HIV positive is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures. This may or may not be an acceptable level... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Issues Fact Sheet on Oral Sex and HIV Transmission

... The CDC has released a fact sheet informing people that there is some risk of transmitting HIV to others through oral sex, even though it is much lower than the risk of transmission from vaginal or anal intercourse, the Lakeland Ledger 's "... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Latex Condoms for Oral Sex With Men? You Gotta Be Kidding!

...Let's start off with the good news . . . nobody has ever been infected with HIV by receiving oral sex (exposure to saliva). Not a single reported case worldwide! However, it's time to face the truth when it comes to HIV and giving Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Separating Myths From Facts

...transmitted diseases, and the receptive partner (the bottom) is at even higher risk. Neither partner is at low risk. Myth: Oral Sex Is Low Risk for HIV. Fact: This is only half right. Receiving oral sex (which would expose you only to... Read more »
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whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility Read more »

how safe is oral?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just wanted to post a question. How possible is it to contract HIV from giving oral sex to a female. In addition to that question who out there knows if clyamidia transmitted through vaginal oral sex? Read more »

possibly a dumb question!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...if i have my toungue pierced----is my chance of getting hiv by giving oral sex higher? Read more »

Oral sex does = HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...reading ALOT of these posts, and the general consenus is that you CAN'T (or at least its next to impossible), contract HIV through oral sex. Well, I have a problem with this. Let me start out by saying I am praying every single day that this idea... Read more »