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Can You Contract HIV From Receiving 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 »

Anxiety is killing me....

Dr. Bob, This site has been extremely helpful, but for my own sanity I would like to ask a question... 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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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 »
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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Posted by jose_luis_perez, 1 Reply
...Please to describe a situation that has to be given to become infected for receiving oral sex. Thank you Read more »

testing for oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would anyone recommend testing for a guy for just receiving oral sex? I would appreicate any responses and have a happy Labor Day. Read more »

Freaked out about HPV and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...questions. I know this has been answered many times before, but I want to know what my risks of contracting HIV are if I received oral sex with a condom on. When talking to someone at the CDC HIV hotline, I was told that it is almost... Read more »

Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something Read more »