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Can I Get HIV From Oral

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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Introduction Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself Introduction The chances of HIV being passed from one person to another depend on thetype of contact. HIV is most easily spread, or transmitted, through unprotectedanal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharing injection drug equipment.Unprotected sex means sex in which no condoms or other barriers are used. Oral sex...
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Can you get HIV if you perform French Kiss with someone who is HIV+ with oral ulcer as well?

I recently kissed someone whom I just met and during that time I had one oral ulcer on my tongue and I believe he had an oral ulcer as well when we kissed. Im not sure about his HIV status but im just bothered that he might have HIV. Is it possible...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. Yes it does increase some if you both have an open ulcer that are bleeding or recently open, but it only increases some it still is a very small risk for HIV transmission to occur.Be well,... Read more »

HIV From Oral Sex?

Is it possible to contract HIV though Oral sex, male/female?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes. There is an ago old debate about the likelihood and certainly there are factors (viral load of the person with HIV, the susceptibility of the person without HIV infection, sores on the genitals/in the mouth) that can influence this risk; but,... Read more »

I thought i got HIV from oral sex

Hi Dr Bob, its been a months now that i sent you a question regarding "possibilities in contracting HIV through oral sex" but unfortunately you did not answered them and just ignored maybe because its already a redundant question in this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Anxious Guy,Yup, all you need to do is convince yourself that HIV is not your problem. You've certainly convinced me!Why not yell WOO-HOO and fugettaboutit?Stay safe. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

i got hiv through oral

i recently got infected by hiv through oral sex..i swallowed an annonymous guy i had oral sex with. why did this happen when they say its less risky? i do not have open sores in my mouth but i do tend to have some cheek biting issues? oral sex is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Less risky" does not mean absolutely no risk! See link below.I would recommend the following:1. Establish care with an HIV physician specialist if you have not already done so. She will explain your treatment options. 2. Repeat your... Read more »
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hiv oral manifestations?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
with the oral "issues" seen on hivdent would the other oral manifestations aside from oral candida and mouth ulcers be OI's? or would they to be something that would "sprout" early after seroconversion? Read more »

I got HIV from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
I got HIV from oral sex. I began treatment within a month of infection. My site discusses the risks of oral sex and the possible benefits of early treatment.

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HIv from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi! I was wondering whata are chances of catching HIV from sallowing pre-cum?

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hiv from oral sex?

Posted by sarah2006, 2 Replies
Hi everyone. I recently had unprotected oral sex (i am female and was performing it on the guy. he didn't ejaculate in my mouth) and I've started freaking out about possible exposure to hiv. I've read on the internet that it is defenitely possible,... Read more »