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Cunnilingus And Hiv Transmission

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Cunnilingus transmission

I recently received cunnilingus from a co-worker who later disclosed he had AIDS but was undetectable. I am unclear about what that actually means, but I am scared. No other body fluids were exchanged except my vaginal fluid and his saliva....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. There have been studies recently that show someone living with HIV that has an undetectable viral load dramatically reduces the chances of HIV transmission, by 96%. Between these two things,... Read more »

cunnilingus (CUNNILINGUS 2008)

I know that lots of guys probably asked u this, but I was interesting in your opinion on the next... Read more »

Cunnilingus and a bleeding lip.. (CUNNILINGUS, 2011)

Hi Doc,Been searching this forum but have yet to find a conclusive answer for my question. Recently... Read more »
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Cunnilingus with HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear people,

I am wondering whether a man performing cunnilingus on a positive woman without a condom is at a great risk of contracting HIV. Please tell me. It is so confusing: some sources say the risk is negligible, even with bleeding gums, whereas... Read more »

Cunnilingus and Sore Throat

Posted by Anonymous
It has been said that cunnilingus (oral sex performed on a woman) is unlikely to cause the transmission of HIV. If the male has a mild sore throat, does this make it a high risk activity? Does this qualify as an "open sore"? How many cases of... Read more »

Please Respond - Very Confusing - Cunnilingus - ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It has been said that cunnilingus (oral sex performed on a woman) is unlikely to cause the transmission of HIV. If the male has a mild sore throat, does this make it a high risk activity? Does this qualify as an "open sore"? How many cases of... Read more »

Brief Cunnilingus-HIV Q

Posted by Anonymous
If I licked the vagina of an unknown status woman only 2-3 times, what are my risks of HIV? The CDC just says there is SOME risk, but it is lower. Any input out there on numbers and real risk?

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