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Cut In Mouth Risk Of Getting HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any...
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Ear Licking = HIV risk

Hi doc,I am a great fan of yours and have visited this site for information frequently. You are one of the doctor I respect the most. I have also donated before for your worthy cause and will do so again. However I do have one fear in me currently....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The only HIV-acquisition risk would be if you were having unsafe sex with her while she was tonguing your tympanic membrane. In other words: no risk. HIV testing Read more »

cut mouth after oral...2nd try...donation made

I know that having cuts in the mouth would increase the risk of HIV tranmission from oral sex. In my case, however, I suffered a fairly bad cut to my lip/gums about 2 hours AFTER performing oral sex on a female escort (light licking, tongue did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...same thing applies to getting a cut in your mouth two hours after "lunch at the Y," OK? You're stressed out over a nonexistent risk factor (cut post-cunnilingus). My advice is to realize that "stressed" spelled backwards is desserts! And that... Read more »

Mouth-to-Anus contact during Recal Bleeding: HIV Risk?

I'm an HIV- gay man. I recently had sexual contact with a man who told me it was his "first" time with another man (but given it was anonymous in nature, who really knows?! He could have meant I was the first one that evening! Anyway, when I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-positive or not, and that you did not have any cuts or abrasions in your mouth. Taking all this into consideration, I'd say your risk of HIV transmission from this adventure is very low; however, it is not nonexistent. What should you do? You... Read more »

Oral sex risk with no cuts

Hi, What is the chance of catching HIV from performing felatio once on a person without protection, if he did not ejaculate and if their were no cuts or abrasions on or in the mouth? Thank you!
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...risk for other SexuallyTransmitted Diseases (STD's) including herpes and gonorrhea. Now, when we're talking about the levels of risk by giving oral sex, there isno one answer since several variables actually determine the true level ofrisk. Let... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

... What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
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2 issues...need your opinion.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I received oral sex from an unknown status person after this person brushed his teeths. will that be high risk. also, had anal sex with protection(me been the giver), I do have a cyst, or piemmple, or irritated follicule(hair) on the base Read more »

Conflicting HIV information for transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...of info online saying you can! I'm so confused and feel stupid for what I did because I thought I was so smart knowing the risks. Obviously, I didn't. What is the truth? Andre Read more »

Saliva, Hiv, Risks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is saliva risky if it is able to get into your bloodtream? If say your are receiving oral sex and saliva gets on your mucous membranes and into Read more »

Risk Comparisons

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I found this information while surfing the web on HIV risks. Thought I'd pass it on FYI. HIV Risk Comparisons Here are some common sex behaviors grouped according to relative risk Read more »