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Do People Get AIDS From Giving Oral

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing 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 activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an...
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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). Read more »

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 »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Calls on Roche to Reduce Cost of Oral Antibiotic to Prevent Blindness Among People With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

...Myanmar, South Africa, Thailand and Uganda. They found 20% of patients had CMV retinitis, and additional studies showed that 37% of individual eyes were blind because of the disease. Health care for HIV/AIDS in developing countries rarely... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Oral Health is Vital for People With HIV

... Candidiasis Gingivitis Oral Hairy Leukoplakia Oral Warts Kaposi's Sarcoma Preventionis Important Dental Services in Los Angeles County for People Read more »
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 Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...Well Project for those seeking information on HIV or HIV Treatment: What Is HIV? HIV Transmission Safer Sex Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk? Women and HIV Pregnancy and HIV HIV Disclosure Considering HIV Treatment Read more »
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learned I coulda been wit someone who is hiv

Posted by neednhelpnok, 2 Replies
...trusted. I havent seen him n a few months and he ended up goin back to my house. Well I went to bed and woke up to him doing oral sex 2 me. I freaked and left to my brothers house. Well today I get a call from someone and says he was just... Read more »

Giving vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I gave vaginal oral sex and french kissing to a stripper and now I worried that I may have contracted HIV. I was tested at 10 & 28 days with Read more »

The REAL danger of insertive oral sex!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... > I've read most all the postings that deal with the risks of oral sex (especially insertive oral sex). Now, while it is comforting to hear that it carries (practically) zero risk as there are Read more »

More Oral sex Jazz

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...that you know so much about all of these topics. Maybe you can help me. I had my first same sex encounter a few months ago, Oral sex only giving and receiving. No ejaculation, there was some pre-cum. At this point I'm pretty sure getting oral... Read more »