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Can You Get Hiv Or Stds From Receiving Fellatio

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STDs (other than HIV) from receiving fellatio?

Thank you for providing such a valuable source of information. I know from reading your site that the risk of getting from receiving insertive oral sex is very low. My question is about other STDs. I've read repeatedly that there is...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You are at greatest risk for a sexually transmitted infection (STI,STD) during genital-to-genital contact. However, engaging in oral-genital contact does pose some risk for certain STIs.There are certain sexually transmitted diseases that can be... Read more »

STDs related to receiving fellatio

Hi and Happy Holidays to everyone at "The Body". You are doing a fantastic job at both... Read more »


I know you say the chances of getting HIV from receiving fellatio are very small to nil, but I have... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Non-Coital Behaviors That Put Teens at Risk for HIV and Other STDs

An article in the November/December issue of Family Planning Perspectives reviews the limited information and research on adolescents' experience with oral sex. It draws on interviews and correspondence with roughly two dozen adolescents and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Group Offers Latino Men Information on HIV and Other STDs

The Latin American Health Institute is offering a six-week course on HIV and STD prevention. The "Many Men, Many Voices Intervention" uses a combination of teaching and discussion, said Alfredo Marulanda, LHI's prevention and education case manager,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Mass Treatment for Curable STDs Has Mixed Results, Study Finds: Some STD Rates Fall, But HIV Incidence Remains Unchanged

Community-wide treatment of curable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) reduced STD rates, and improved pregnancy outcomes, but did not reduce new HIV infections, in a recent study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Failure Among Men Receiving Sexually Transmissible Infection Clinic Services, Cape Town, South Africa

While condoms offer "the most realistic and available protection" against STDs and HIV, the authors noted that these benefits are compromised if the condom breaks or tears. In the current study, the researchers set out to examine condom failure and... Read more »
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Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), but continue to resarch... Read more »

can I get STD from fellatio with no ejaculation

Posted by bullseye, 1 Reply
So I performed fellatio for about 20 seconds at the max and did not like it. It did not get to the point where he ejaculated. What are the chances of getting STDs? Read more »

ARS from deep kissing and receiving fellatio

Posted by nmu91
About a month and a half ago I had a man kiss me and then perform fellatio on me. Within three days, I had night sweats, rash, muscle and joint aches, lymphadenopathy in my arms pits and it has progressed to include coating to my tongue, fingernail... Read more »

Possible exposure to HIV/STDS?

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Possible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.

I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »