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Do People Catch HIV From Insertive Oral Sex

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The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no
Ask the Experts

Question #1: Can HIV be passed by kissing someone who has given oral sex to a third person?Question #2: Kissing and licking a small cut or scrape?Question #3: Protected Sex with a woman

Question #1: In a threesome with a couple, I kissed a guy who had just finished giving oral sex to his boyfriend for a couple of minutes. Although, the third guy was no where near cumming, he may have had some pre-cum. I have no idea. I also have no...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...second person was exposed to blood or breastmilk (under the circumstances described) are very remote. The chances that the third individual was exposed to the womans vaginal secretions (having a direct access to his bloodstream) was also... Read more »

Oral Sex, HIV, and Braces: One Persons Story

Dear Mr. Sowadsky, Why is there little or no warning information to the public about the risk of oral sex and braces for transmission of HIV. I was infected in November of 1992 and developed AIDS by May of 1997. I was shocked by the diagnosis...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your comments.If you read my answers about the risks of giving oral sex, I have always stated that there was a risk of infection (although the risk is generally less than that of intercourse). Most Read more »

Who to believe (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010) (BAREBACKING, 2010) (HOW DOES THE TOP GET INFECTED DURING ANAL SEX, 2010)

Years back I read an article where a doctor did a study on oral sex. Her findings were that it was absolutely not possible to become HIV+ from giving oral sex.The very next day an article I had read years before was released and said: "It is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Conflicted,Yes, it's possible to acquire HIV from oral sex. See below.The physician who "believes" you are "likely safe" if you are topping (presumably bareback) is a total idiot. I'd Read more »

Oral sex with prostitute-Scared like hell.

Dear Bob,About 2 months ago, i had oral sex with a high risk prostitute back home in Pakistan. She looked perfectly healthy, and it was a momment of madness, which i really really feel guilty about.I had oral sex for about 2 minutes, and was just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...help Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, The estimated statistical per-episode risk of 0.5 per 10,000 exposures for unprotected oral intercourse refers to fellatio (oral sex performed on a man), not cunnilingus. The cunnilingus figure would be much... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting semen in the body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...injection drug equipment, especially needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of Getting Infected With... Read more »
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some people diagnosticed by insertive oral sex??

Posted by ghoneer, 2 Replies
can i received any ansewer please.!!! Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can you get hiv from recieveing oral sex ? and who is more at risk the person giving the oral sex or the one recieveing it? Read more »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »

Is Oral Sex Safe--NO!!!!

Posted by fdjk3, 2 Replies
...I just read "Study: HIV Infection from Receptive Oral Sex is Rare" http://www.thebody.com/bp/oct01/prev_conf.html It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand Read more »