Can You Get Hiv By Swallowing

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Chance of HIV in swallowing urine

My new girlfriend urinated in my mouth during orgasm. I ended up swallowing some. We have been practicing safe sex and not exchanging fluinds. Any chance of STD's from this?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Urine is a sterile fluid and therefore not a risk for STDs, including HIV, unless it contains visible blood.Dr. Bob Read more »

Oral Sex with HIV+ & Swallowing

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HIV Infection via swallowing blood?

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