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Can You Contract HIV From Oral Sex With No Protection

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Odds of contracting HIV through protected sex

What are the odds of contracting HIV through protected vaginal sex with a person known to have the virus? How do those odds change with protected anal sex? I have not been able to find a straight answer on this, and there are many different...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Another QTND (Question That Never Dies). The odds of contracting HIV through "protected" sex (vaginal or otherwise) with a poz partner are exactly zero, zilch, none, nada, nyet! That's assuming that "protected" means the... Read more »

Risk of HIV contraction after protected sex with prostitute

Hi,I recently went to a massage parlour in macau and one thing led to another and had protected sex... Read more »

Is HIV contracted through oral sex

I was diagnosed to be HIV positive in October 2002. Oral sex was performed on me (I am a female) in... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

HIV NEG UB2: Does Serosorting Protect You?

Safer sex is a gay, grass-roots invention.In fact, just about everybehavioral technique used in theU.S. to stop or slow the spread ofHIV was invented and first practiced bygay men. These techniques were consideredrisky by the public health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lawsuit Prompts U.S. State Department to Strengthen Protections of HIV-Positive Contract Workers

"The U.S. State Department ... has agreed to policy changes that will prevent people with HIV from being automatically barred from working under department contracts" according to the American Civil Liberties Union, the Advocate.com reports. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some Sex Workers in Kenya Might Carry Gene That Protects Them From HIV, Study Finds

Some commercial sex workers in Kenya who apparently are immune to HIV might be carrying a gene that protects them from contracting the virus, according to a study presented last week at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Who Use Microbicides, Still Contract HIV Could End Up With Fewer Treatment Options Because of Resistance, Study Finds

Women who use microbicides in an effort to protect themselves from HIV could end up with fewer treatment options if they contract the virus because of possible drug resistance, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the... Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
I just want to explain what my encounter was and my symptoms one more time to see if there was something about it that could have been risky or if I'm just extremely unlucky.

I visited a casual sex worker and initially had a shower. She then took my... Read more »

Protected Sex w/Sex Worker

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I made a huge mistake over a week ago by having protected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker at an Asian massage parlor. The woman was very conscience of using a condom and checked it for breakage after I ejaculated. There was now oral sex or... Read more »

Help! Protected vaginal sex

Posted by HannahZ, 1 Reply
Hi! First time posting and scared to death.

I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »

first time Protected Sex with call-girl... anxiety

Posted by gravy312, 6 Replies
This past weekend I had protected sex with a call-girl. It was the first time I have ever done something like that. In my dumb, drunk mind I thought it would be exciting. Since I had sex with her I have been nothing but anxious and scared that I... Read more »