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Can My Boyfriend Give Me Mono Through Oral Sex

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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 depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no
Ask the Experts

AM I AT RISK

VERY WORRIED AND STRESSED OUT.. THIS INCIDENT HAPPENED IN APRIL. I AM A GAY MALE AND HAD ORAL SEX WITH ANOTHER MAN .I RECENTLY FOUND OUT HE IS HIV POSITIVE. DR. I AM VERY WORRIED THAT I MIGHT HAVE HIV .. WE HAD ORAL SEX AND SOME RIMMING AND...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...its related links to learn all about safer sexual techniques, HIV prevention and loads of other stuff as well. Check it out!Oral sex carries only a very slight chance of HIV transmission/acquisition. We have a whole chapter devoted to this topic... 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 (I'm assuming I will get it eventually as well, as I don't think I ever had it; although, the blood test did come back negetive for it, so I'm still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Oral sex on a semi-regular basis? What's that? Perhaps that's when you can talk her into it every other time or something like that!?! Read more »

Can oral sex give me mono?

I have a very simple question for anyone who is qualified. Can someone get mononucleosis from either giving or receiving oral sex to or from someone who has the virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Mononucleosis is also called the "kissing disease," right? That means you can get it from kissing. If you are having oral sex, I'm assuming there is some kissing involved too. I mean it would be unusual to score a blowjob without a bit of... Read more »

could i have a symptom of hiv?

I have had unprotected sex with a boyfriend before and I no problems because we were in a serious relationship. About a month ago I had unprotected oral sex. A week later I had a sore throat. But my father I had sore throat and cough at that same...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...like sub-Saharan Africa). 3) Your symptoms are indicative of acute HIV infection (febrile illness, sometimes compared to flu or mono). The specific symptoms can vary from person to person, but acute infection most often manifests in this... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting semen in the body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...lubricants like Vaseline, oils, or creams can damage condoms and other latex barriers. Be sure to use water-based lubricants. Oral sex has some risk of transmitting HIV, especially if sexual fluids get in the mouth and if there are bleeding... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of Getting Infected With... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a... Read more »
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mono and ars question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...flue like symptoms, they went away in a day however the fatigue lasted about a month and a half!! i went to the doctor for mono but he said that it wasnt mono after a standard blood test...would this be accurate? would a mono specific test need... Read more »

I have MONO!

Posted by briannan, 3 Replies
...swollen and tender lymph nodes (started about 6-7 weeks after possible exposure) that has been going on a few weeks. He did a mono test, and it came back positive! I have been tested for mono in the past (before this incident), and it always... Read more »

GET tested for MONO

Posted by JesusSaves
...told me I was crazy, and sent me to a psyc doctor. After going to a new doctor, and telling them the story she tested me for MONO , and I had it. Think about if. If you had sex with someone, mostly likley you kissed them. Read more »

Worried Sick

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected sex with steady boyfriends, but I'm not entirely sure if one of them was completely monogamous. I've also had unprotected oral sex. I'm concerned because I have gotten two blood panels back, both done within the past 6 months, and... Read more »