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Can You Get HIV From Giving Oral

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I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...their lives. Unfortunately, Bush's abstinence-only sex (mis)information campaign in our schools for the last eight years has set HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention back considerably. As for the woman in Asia, if possible it would be best to tell... Read more »

HIV from oral sex with womenThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I am a male, and I was wonder if I could catch HIV from my girlfriend if she was unknowingly... Read more »

HIV+ woman asks about oral sex

I'm a married HIV+ woman. One of my doctors has told me that for me to givemy (HIV-) husband a blow... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...sex as safe as possible. If you would like to discuss theseissues, see a sex educator or health care provider at your local AIDS serviceorganization or treatment center. Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Separating Myths From Facts

... There's still a lot of misinformation about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Myth: The Top Partner During Vaginal and Anal Sex Is at Low Risk for HIV. Read more »
The Body PRO

Intermittent Oral PrEP May Be as Effective as Daily Oral PrEP for Prevention of Rectal HIV Transmission, Macaque Study Suggests

...read his explanation of a study he presented at CROI 2009. My name is Gerardo Garcia-Lerma. I work in the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I'm pleased to discuss the research that we are... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Latex Condoms for Oral Sex With Men? You Gotta Be Kidding!

...Let's start off with the good news . . . nobody has ever been infected with HIV by receiving oral sex (exposure to saliva). Not a single reported case worldwide! However, it's time to face the truth when it comes to HIV and Read more »
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oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a male that received oral sex from a one night stand. Not worried there. I also gave oral sex to the same women. Slightly cocerned. No blood was present. Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not Read more »

how safe is oral?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just wanted to post a question. How possible is it to contract HIV from giving oral sex to a female. In addition to that question who out there knows if clyamidia transmitted through vaginal oral sex? Read more »