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Can Someone Catch HIV From Giving Oral

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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
Ask the Experts

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sex as safe as possible. If you would like to discuss these issues, see a sex educator or health care provider at your local AIDS service organization or treatment center.This article was provided by The Well Project.Sick of Oral Sex Questions... Read more »

Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus (and other STDs as well).Cardinal Rule #2: Always remember Cardinal Rule #1!So you, in essence, broke both of my rules!Oral sex is considered to carry only a low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. You can read much more about this in... Read more »

Oral sex from HIV positive. (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010)

Dear Dr Bob, I have posted a question before, but now as i have update on the situation i am posting again hoping it will not disturb. I received a blowjob from a guy who after told me that he was HIV positive. I in the same night a few hours before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...raise any concerns on the below post where the person claims of having caught HIV through oral sex.http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q205768.htmlResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,OK, let's set the record straight once again! I have... Read more »

HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,What is the true risk from oral sex? This is a somewhat difficult question to respond to, as there can be confounding variables. See below for some recent information Read more »
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The Body PRO

Intermittent Oral PrEP May Be as Effective as Daily Oral PrEP for Prevention of Rectal HIV Transmission, Macaque Study Suggests

...read his explanation of a study he presented at CROI 2009. My name is Gerardo Garcia-Lerma. I work in the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I'm pleased to discuss the research that we are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Calls on Roche to Reduce Cost of Oral Antibiotic to Prevent Blindness Among People With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

...valganciclovir at a reduced cost in developing countries to help prevent a virus that can cause blindness among people living with HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. Cytomegalovirus retinitis -- which can cause blindness within three to six months in... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Issues Fact Sheet on Oral Sex and HIV Transmission

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... 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 Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility Read more »

** Oral Sex HIV Positive Ever? **

Posted by Polar, 2 Replies
...Has anyone tested HIV Positive from Oral Sex? I keep hearing that it's virtually impossible from the Sender and rare in the Receiver... Read more »

hiv through one oral sex experience?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had oral sex once 5 weeks ago and have never had any other kind of sex. I went down on the girl for about 5 seconds and she gave me a Read more »