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Chance Of Getting HIV From Oral

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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...much more about this controversy and conundrum in the archives of this forum.Regarding the HIV transmission/acquisition risk of oral sex, I do not agree with the information given by the counselor. See below.Dr. BobPlease post this (TRANSMISSION... Read more »

Oral sex from HIV positive. (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010)

Dear Dr Bob, I have posted a question before, but now as i have update on the situation i am... Read more »

oral sex and HIV

How big are my chances of getting HIV if i perform oral sex on a man for the first time. he didnt... 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 »
The Body PRO

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

...and 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Calls on Roche to Reduce Cost of Oral Antibiotic to Prevent Blindness Among People With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

...valganciclovir at a reduced cost in developing countries to help prevent a virus that can cause blindness among people living with HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. Cytomegalovirus retinitis -- which can cause blindness within three to six months in... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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GMAN BILL or SWITCH625 - pls answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if oral sex poses a significant risk as the cdc says, wouldn't we be seeing a vast increase in the # of new hiv cases every year ? thanks Read more »

Chances?

Posted by Freaked_Ben
...What are the chances of getting HIV from unprotected oral sex and fingering (had protected intercourse)? 6 days later, I get major muscle pain, like the flu, 2 days after that I have Read more »

10 weeks and scared to death

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had unprotected oral sex from a sex worker 10 weeks ago. I havd nothing wrong with for 51/2 weeks then one day I had fever 100 that went a way the Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
...no one in the study testing positive for a recent HIV infection, preliminary numbers from Shafers study put the statistical chance of getting HIV from oral sex as low as 0 percent and only as high as 2 percent. CDC study shows higher risk In... Read more »