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Can You Contract HIV From Unprotected Oral Sex Without Ejaculation

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Does HCV Treatment affect HIV Risk?

I am a single male who has recently started traditional Hep. C Treatment (pegylated interferon and ribavirin). I am also HIV Neg. While undergoing this treatment, am I at any greater or lesser risk of contracting HIV? I ask this because although I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You ask a good question. There is no data on transmission of HIV while taking IFN therapy. However, as you accurately point out - your white blood cell count usually goes down. However I would Read more »

How risky is it to pass on HIV thru unprotected sex?

Hi I am a 25 year old who knows I am HIV positive for three years now! I have a girlfriend who... Read more »

Protected Vaginal and Unprotected Oral Sex

Dear Dr. Frascino,Firstly, thank you so much for the wonderful work you have done raising awareness... Read more »
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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 »
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Liver Conference Becomes Defining Moment

...indication that the drugs will work with the standard of care treatment. However, unprotected anal intercourse, unprotected receptive oral sex with ejaculation, use of sex toys, sex while high and marijuana use were factors associated with a... Read more »
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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 »
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An Oral Examination

..."cunnilingus" you get phrases like "oral-genital contact" and "orogenital intercourse." These are simply clinical ways of describing oral sex between a man and a woman or two men. In other words, sex involving a penis and a mouth, or a mouth and... Read more »
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what are the chances...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...What are the chances of contracting HIV from A. unprotected oral sex with no ejaculation B. brief (less than 5 minutes) of unprotected intercourse with pull-out (definitely no sperm near or in my Read more »

Oral Sex with ejaculation....

Posted by missing, 1 Reply
...I gave my boyfriend unprotected oral sex and he ejaculated in my mouth. Two days later one of my tonsils (the other one look ok) is inflamed very badly, and the doctor Read more »

testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
...Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a Read more »

Paranoid...

Posted by vbguy1919, 1 Reply
...Ok so I have had oral sex with a number of guys unprotected. These guys have NEVER ejaculated in my mouth. I've also had anal sex four times but one Read more »