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Can You Get HIV From Oral Sex With No Protection

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Female received oral from HIV+ male & protected sex

I received unprotected oral from HIV+ man, we also had Protected sex.3 wks after, I was diagnosed with chlamydia, which is frightening since I have read that it is very difficult to obtain chlamydia from oral. I tested Neg for HIV at 3weeks (I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:It is harder for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea to be transmitted orally when the person receiving the oral sex is a women. They are both more readily transmitted during penile-oral sex because the bacteria are pushed to the back of the throat... Read more »

Protected Oral Sex & HIV Symptoms

Hey Ryan, I'm asking you this because you seem to answer many questions here..so I'd... Read more »

unprotected oral and protected vaginal sex with possible HIV+ CSW

Dear doctor,I am sorry to ask again since not got any reply last time..:(I had an unprotected oral... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safe Sex on TV: Some Teen Shows Neglect Protection -- POZ, January/February Issue

The January/February issue of POZ magazine ranks several television shows aimed at young audiences on whether their storylines involve preventing STDs or unwanted pregnancy. On a scale of one to 10 condoms (one being the lowest), "Glee" got the... Read more »
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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada for PrEP: How an HIV Treatment Drug Can Protect Against the Virus

The incidence of new HIV infections has remained stable since the mid-1990s at a rate of approximately 50,000 per year. Among those newly infected, African Americans, Latinos, and gay and bisexual men of all races and ethnicities remain... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Global Campaign for Microbicides Lauds Milestone in HIV Prevention Findings That Daily Use of Anti-Retroviral Protects Against HIV Infection

Johannesburg, South Africa and Washington, D.C. -- The Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM) welcomes today's news from the Division of AIDS (DAIDS) of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) of the US National Institutes... 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 »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop... 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 »