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Canker Sores On Tongue Oral Sex

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Should I ask for PEP for performing oral sex when I had a canker sore and acid reflux?

I recently performed oral sex another man of unknown HIV status less than 12 hours ago. He ejaculated in my mouth, and I swallowed it.I am worried because I had a canker sore at time that was almost healed. There was no pain or bleeding, and I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I would not consider this a major exposure and would not generally offer PEP except if the patient was very anxious and eager to take the medication. This is a bit of a gray area but the risk is really low. If any risk is too high for you, PEP may... Read more »

canker sores

How dangerous are Canker Sores with Oral Sex(MtoM)? I was always told they were only a blister,... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Positive Days

There's a sore on the back of my tongue. I look in the mirror and stick my tongue out as far as I can and I still can't see it. I can feel it, though. Every time I swallow it feels like someone is squeezing my tongue with a pair of pliers, and... Read more »
TheBody.com

Tongue and Tonsil Cancers May Be Linked to Early Sexual Habits, Research Suggests

Oral sex may be extremely common among people in the U.S. who consider it a "low-risk" activity. But oral sex may be riskier than many think -- and, no, we're not talking about HIV. We're talking about human papillomavirus (HPV), which has been... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Dr. Sex: The Joys of Safer Sex

To me condoms always seemed to be someone else's problem. I mean being young and gay in the early 1980s meant not having to worry about getting some girl pregnant. Syphilis and gonorrhea were the only major STDs that I tried to avoid. Oops, I forgot... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
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canker sore

Posted by worried42, 1 Reply
So worried i have had about 6 men perform oral sex on me this year, not all at once! and kissed 3 of them.

I don't suck myself or have any anal sex but i have had canker sore on my tongue, really worried.

Have gone for a full sexual health test, have... Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »

cankers/ herpes/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there,
I am new to this forum but have been on a few other similar forums recently.
I had vaginal sex with a sex worker on jan 16 2004, for the firts time and the condom broke.
Since then i tested out to 21 weeks which came back negative, using the... Read more »

Sore Burning Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently i had a low risk encounter of oral sex with another man,im also male,we both gave as well as recieved, neither one of us ever reached orgasm, this was a one time ordeal for me, im not gay but just wanted to experiment,well the only thing im... Read more »