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Can A Woman Transmit Hiv To A Man Through Fellatio

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hiv+ woman performing fellatio on hiv- man risky?

I've seen some stats here on oral sex but can't quite figure out if the stats pertain to the scenario of an hiv+ woman performing fellatio on an hiv- man. Is the man at risk for contracting hiv in this manner, and if so, what do the stats say? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The risk is extremely low. The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive (negative guy) oral sex with a poz partner (male or female) is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures. However, Read more »

woman to woman oral transmission (WOMAN to WOMAN)

In all the posts that I've read there's nothing about woman to woman HIV oral transmission. I'm... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...HIV-positive people taking HIV drugs. Factors that are linked to a higher rate of anemia in HIV-positive people include: Being a woman Being African American Having lower CD4 cell counts Having a higher viral load Taking Retrovir... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), Read more »

KS worry

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Allow me to clarify my previous post. If a woman with HIV contained KS and were to perform fellatio on you, is there an increased risk of transmission? Are lesions usually pin-point sized or do they vary? I`m very worried and Read more »

HIV Facts, Helplines & Health Advisers In The UK

Posted by Anonymous
...direct blood-to-blood contact.) Most cases of HIV infection by oral sex are associated with gay men indulging in unprotected fellatio. Many gay men don't enjoy anal sex. In many cases fellatio is the most frequently practised activity. When the... Read more »

do some more research

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...WRONG to go out for pizza with a guy when I am unsure of my HIV status, you also told CHUCK that the vagina is dirty and that fellatio is less risky then cunnilingus. Actually, the vagina is a wonderfully self-cleaning organ and, if the woman... Read more »