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Can You Contract HIV From Insertive Oral Sex

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Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had (which turned out to be Lyme disease). I hope you can help with this one, as well. And I believe the specific facts of my "case" will help others and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(herpes and XMRV), your HIV-acquisition risk remains extremely low and equivalent to others who have had unprotected insertive oral sex.Thanks for your kind comments and your donations to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation... Read more »

Immunosuppresants and Oral-HELP

Dr. Bob-Help, I can't sleep or eat and all I think about is the terrible mistake I made.I am taking... Read more »

Differences (ORAL SEX vs. KISSING)

Dear Dr.Congratulations for you great job in this web site and in your organization.Im a brazilian... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

... Oral Sex Is Not Risk Free Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission when one partner is known to be infected Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...cuts on the mouth and lips. These cuts or burns can serve as a transmission site for HIV or other blood-borne infections during oral sex or when sharing pipes used for smoking crack. Read more »
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** 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 »

How Can This Be Possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I truely believe that I have contracted HIV. I had an episode of protected insertive vaginal and oral sex with 2 pro's 3 weeks ago, and now I have very swollen glands in my neck and behind my ears, a dry pesistent cough, diarreah, Read more »

Duration of Acute HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...swollen in my neck and armpits, but never any rash or fever or oral signs, what is the risk of my having acute HIV infection? (Oral sex, no ejaculation, protected anal, rimming, a lot of deep kissing, saliva on ass, etc.) How long do the nodes... Read more »

Oral sex does = HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...reading ALOT of these posts, and the general consenus is that you CAN'T (or at least its next to impossible), contract HIV through oral sex. Well, I have a problem with this. Let me start out by saying I am praying every single day that this idea... Read more »