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Can I Get HIV From Swallowing Precum

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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 »

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 »

Precum and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I got HIV at the end of August. I had unprotected sex with someone who told me he was "safe". The interesting thing is that he never came in me. There was only precum. In fact, he never came at all. The sad thing is, two weeks later I had sex... Read more »

Can you get HIV if precum/semen gets into your nose?

Posted by thatdude2009, 1 Reply
Hi. So I think I have put myself at a high risk situation. I read a similar post on here In the forums but it doesn't really answer the question.

Can you catch HIV if precum/semen gets in your nose? I've seen health websites mention if it gets in... Read more »

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 »
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How many proven oral sex infections solely from precum proven?

I read a lot about the "possibility" of HIV infection from Oral Sex.. but the studies I've read only mention 17 cases in the U.S. and do not distinquish between oral sex to orgasm.. i.e.: the swallowing of Semen.. and oral sex without...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. We do not keep statistics on how manypeople became infected from oral sex (or even vaginal and anal sex for thatmatter). See the posting, "Percentage of documented cases of transmissionthrough oral sex?"... 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 »

precum, oral sex, and disclosure

dr. bob! i donated this year to the nyc aids walk and an active gay/queer theater company that is floundering in chicago - so know that my heart is in giving, but my pockets are tight these days...!my question: i'm a recent convert,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The optimal time to disclose HIV status differs in each case because each is unique. However, as a general rule I recommend disclosing early rather than late. Also, disclosing while your new Mr. Right is actively gagging on your trouser snake... Read more »

Pre-Cum and the Safety of Fellatio

I recently had an encounter I am concerned about. I performed oral sex on a man without swallowing his ejaculation. My question is how much HIV can there be in pre-cum and and has there ever been a case in which someone got AIDS without swallowing...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.If you get semen in your mouth, there is still a risk of infection (even ifyou don't swallow it) since the virus can get into your bloodstream directlyfrom your mouth, if there are any types of cuts, open sores,... Read more »
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