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Can Someone Get HIV From Performing Oral Sex

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Can one contact HIV from performing oral sex on a Woman

A lot of your info on oral sex is as reagards men. But what are the chances of contracting AIDS from perfoming oral sex on a woman, which includes using the tongue on her vagina, clitoris etc ? Kindly answer this ?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There are only a few cases documented by the CDC that demonstrate HIV transmission to a person performing oral sex on a woman. This is the best evidence that the risk of transmission through cunnilingus is very low. First of all, the risk of Read more »

I'm infected with HIV & I was performing only unprotected 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 Read more »
American Association for World Health

How Much Do You Know About HIV/AIDS?

...need to worry about becoming infected with HIV. True False 6. Women cannot become infected with HIV by performing oral sex on a man without a condom. True False 7. If you are HIV positive and pregnant, there are medicines... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

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The Body

HIV News & Views, July 8, 2009

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Earliest onset of symptoms?

Posted by GuyInSJ, 2 Replies
...Less than 48 hours after performing oral sex (without ejaculation) on an HIV+ guy, I have developed a fever and swollen lymph nodes. I'm still in the 72-hour window for Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...can you get hiv from someone performing oral sex on you?I had an encounter in april and tested ngeative in may and then I had someone perform oral on me again a week ago and Read more »

Documented Cases of HIV thru Oral Sex on Woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are there any reported and documented cases of getting HIV thru performing oral sex on a woman ? Thanks. Read more »

Educate me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I performed oral sex on a woman I met in South America, no vaginal sex. I got sick, just didn't feel well for a few days at the six week time frame. Read more »