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Can My Boyfriend Give Me Mono Through Oral Sex

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Hiv or mono, oral sex

I had unprotected oral sex with a guy with no ejaculation and about a month later I started having persistent extreme fatigue. Then last week I lost my appetite and began having low grade on and off fevers. I was tested for mono and it came back...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereI have never heard of someone having a "trace" of mono. You either have it or you don't. You could also have had it in the past and have evidence of that in your bloodwork but I am unaware as to how a thyroid test would... Read more »

Is oral sex dangerous with mono?

Hey there... My girlfriend and I are practicing oral sex on a semi-regular basis, and she has mono... Read more »

Can oral sex give me mono?

I have a very simple question for anyone who is qualified. Can someone get mononucleosis from... Read more »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Teenagers View Oral Sex as Less Risky Than Intercourse, Say Oral Sex Not Really Sex, Survey Shows

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV's Hidden Victims -- More Latina Immigrants Are Being Infected, Often by Husbands or Boyfriends

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Boyfriend Tested Negative

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Mono vs. HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I am female and have given unprotected oral sex 4 times and have had unprotected vaginal sex repeatedly with the same person (who refuses to get tested b/c he says he doesn't have HIV although he has had a colorful past, how does he know). Anyway I... Read more »

Boyfriend on Medication and I am not...

Posted by boyslifetoday, 1 Reply
Okay, my bf and are hiv positive. I caught the virus from having unprotected sex with him... so that means we both should have the same strain, correct?

We continued to have unsafe sex because we figured what's the point if we both have it and I got... Read more »

boyfriend is +, i am - can we make out?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
he is + and we practice safe sex, but can we safely kiss? his dr. said we could, unless he was bleeding in his mouth. we called the cdc and they told us that there is a real risk of infection...always blod in the mouth from eating, etc. and we... Read more »

GET tested for MONO

Posted by JesusSaves
If you test and test, and test and still have HIV symptoms(same symptoms as alot of viruses) get tested for MOMO/Epstien Bar Virus before you pannic. I was in your shoes, and told the doctor everyhing. But the dumb Jerk told me I was crazy, and sent... Read more »