Can You Get AIDS From Receiving Oral Sex

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can i get aids through receiving oral sex?

Hi Dr.i received oral sex from one girl for 10 to 15 seconds only.in this case there is no blood in my penis or no blood in her mouth.after a month i went for hiv/aids checking and there is hiv negative. so i want to know in my case is there any...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...In general the risk of acquiring HIV from oral sex is less than from vaginal or anal intercourse. Also, the person who performs oral sex is at greater risk than the person who Read more »

Oral sex from HIV positive. (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010)

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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Issues Fact Sheet on Oral Sex and HIV Transmission

... The CDC has released a fact sheet informing people that there is some risk of transmitting HIV to others through oral sex, even though it is much lower than the risk of transmission from vaginal or anal intercourse, the Lakeland Ledger 's "... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

HIV and Oral Sex

... Can I get HIV from oral sex? For HIV counselors and safer sex educators, that has to be the most frequently asked question of the last two decades. The Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

More on Oral Sex and the Risk of HIV Transmission

... In the following article and an article by Janice Price , we will entertain two different views on oral sex transmission of the HIV virus. Detailed interviews of a cohort of gay men with acute infection provide further evidence that Read more »