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Do People Catch HIV From Swallowing Cum

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The Well Project

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

...health care worker has examined it. Don't floss, brush your teeth, or do anything that would create abrasionsor cuts in your mouth before performing oral sex. Use mouthwash or a breathmint instead. Avoid swallowing pre-cum, semen, or vaginal fluids. Use latex condoms for oral sex on a man (try the unlubricated, flavoredones). If you perform oral sex without a condom, finish up with your hand, or...
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I swallowed lots of semen!

I swallowed my own semen and it's quite many!!! can I get HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ur own sperm if not did i cacth any thingResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,You're wondering if you could give yourself a STD by swallowing your own spunk. This is a QTND (question that never dies). See below.Dr. BobSEMEN (MASTURBATION 2009) (QTND:... Read more »

Accidentally Swallowed Cum of An HIV+

Hello Dr.Recently I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. He got himself tested for HIV with ELISA at first and it showed reactive but I was optimistic that it could be false positive because he looked very fine, no symptoms. So I continued having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...waiting for his Western Blot (WB), because he looked fine and had no symptoms??? YIKES! Now his WB has returned confirming he is HIV positive and you are feeling "uber anxious"??? Your worries are justified. Your decision to have unprotected sex... Read more »

Swallowing-Increased Risk of Transmission?

Hello Dr Bob,Thank you so much for this wonderful site. I have gained some valuable knowledge from the variety of questions. One thing I noticed is that we need to change the sex education programs in our public schools. After reading some of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...back of my head. i ended up swallow half of it before i spit out the rest. he said if i was worried about hiv i should have swallowed all of it because its safer. not sure why that is. assuming he was hiv+, is it harder to get hiv if i swallow or... Read more »

CMV; to swallow or not to swallow,that is the question.

Dr. Frascino, I am a RN who happens to dance with HIV. Most of my patients dance with it too. My point, many of my friends come to me with questions,and the need for education, I do my best. My education is limited, for I have not attended medical...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the body. This can be caused by various diseases including HIV. Combination antiviral therapy has reduced the rate of CMV in people with HIV by 75%. However, about 5% of people with HIV still develop CMV disease. The most common illness caused by... Read more »
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...adults. This medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Delavirdine comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth. Avoid taking... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...you perform oral sex without a condom, finish up with your hand, or spit semen out and rinse with a dental wash rather than swallowing. Dental dams are squares made from latex. Put some water- or silicone-based lube on one side of the dental dam... Read more »
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Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
...disease free. They all say yes. My question is what are the chances I could have contracted HIV or something. I have never swallowed...no guy has ever cum in my mouth. I have always jacked them off and they cummed on my hand. One time I... Read more »

Swallowing Cum

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is married and we have been having an affair for a little over 2 years and he uses a condom for anal but now I have started swallowing his cum during oral sex. Read more »

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

PRE-CUM + HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...14 men claimed they got HIV from just oral. But then it was realized that 9 of these men lied and had anal sex, others had swallowed cum, and 2 had really bad dental problems. So that study was thrown out. I will repeat cum is more dangerous... Read more »