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Cunnilingus Hiv Risk

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risks of HIV with oral sex/ cunnilingus

Doctor ,I am male and had oral sex or cunnilingus with my former girlfriend last January 16, 2006 . I had a tiny sore on my lower lip so I gargled before I went down on her. I also just licked her on the clitoris and did not go down on her vagina...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...just recently acquired HIV infection prior to your contact with her, then she is not infected with HIV. There is therefore no risk of HIV transmission fron the contact, although you may have to be concerned about other sexual infections, such as... Read more »

Flavoring Cunnilingus

I like licking and eating a womans vagina. I think I have a safe solution that does not require... Read more »

performed cunnilingus on a prostitute who have AIDS

hello doc. ive read many article about oral sex and cunnilingus..it is said that has low-risk on... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

... Oral Sex Is Not Risk Free Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission when one partner is known to be infected with HIV, when either partner's HIV status is not known, and/or when Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
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Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...sucked my nipples and i stroked their penises and kissed their bare penises at different times. They all performed unprotected cunnilingus on me too, many times(they went down on my vagina without a barrier at all). Did I contract HIV from ANY of... Read more »

Potential Exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...European country. We had protected vaginal sex (condom was used) but prior to this I performed unprotected oral sex on her (cunnilingus). This was approximately 3-4 weeks ago. About 2 weeks ago I suffered with a cold for a couple of days,... Read more »

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,... 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 Read more »