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Can The Receiver Of Oral Sex Catch A Std

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Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long Run

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How Facebook Could Prevent You From Catching an STD

A new study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that the social networking site, Facebook, may help prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The study, conducted by University... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
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Are there any reported cases of getting HIV from receiving oral sex?

Hi Rick,I had two questions regarding transmission of HIV. I know it's unlikely to catch HIV from receiving oral sex, but I've heard that if biting/teeth were involved, there would be risk--is that the case? Have you known anyone to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. First of all, regarding the semen on the floor, your risks are extremely remote. Realistically speaking, the chances of HIV getting into your bloodstream within minutes of leaving the other persons body under... Read more »

Risk of std's for protected oral sex?

Dear Dr Frascino,I would like to know if there is any risk of catching any STD's from receiving a blow job with an intact condom on? Thank you for your great work!Horny guy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Horny Guy,The STD risk from receiving a blowjob with an intact condom in place is nonexistent!!! Bet you won't be horny for long after you read this post, eh?Dr. Bob... Read more »

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
Hi Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... 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
Hi,So you are freaking out because you now "KNOW" your partner is virally enhanced. So what if you had sex with this dude and he didn't tell you his status? Would you be at any less risk for acquiring HIV right now if you didn't... Read more »
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Tranmision is possible to receive oral sex ?

Posted by extresado, 2 Replies
Tranmision is possible to receive oral sex? I am worried because I have done several times this practice unprotected Read more »

Received Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a Male and received of Oral Sex from a stripper in a strip club for about 2/3 minutes and ejaculated outside and she asked me whether i am clean and i also asked her the same and she said she is clean. I know my chances are low in contracting... Read more »

receiving oral sex from partner with bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello...great job on the boards everyone. I am fretting over here, and wonder if you can help. I am female, and I received oral sex from a man with a sketchy sexual history. He has very poor teeth, and I assume bleeding gums, although I can't be... Read more »

HELP! STD from oral sex with stripper

Posted by lost_wolf, 1 Reply
More than a month ago I bought a dance from a stripper in a gentleman's club at downtown LA. We are in a VIP/champagne room and we made out and she licked my penis and briefly performed unprotected oral sex on me. Around four days ago I engaged in... Read more »