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Do People Get AIDS From Performing Oral Sex

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

Table of Contents Introduction Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself Introduction The chances of HIV being passed from one person to another depend on thetype of contact. HIV is most easily spread, or transmitted, through unprotectedanal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharing injection drug equipment.Unprotected sex means sex in which no condoms or other barriers are used. Oral sex...
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Can oral-sex(blowjob) performed on me lead to AIDS?

Hi,I recently got a blowjob by one of the girls in Amsterdam's Red light district. She put a condom on my penis, and all the while she was giving the blowjob, the condom was put on. I did not come in her mouth, and the semen came out after she...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:As the archives state, oral sex has been and remains a low-risk activity. I do not think you were at risk in this situation.In health,Richard... Read more »

i have performed oral sex twice

Can i get hiv if i have performed oral sex twice in my life...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For the... Read more »

HIV from performing oral sex on a female?

I guess it (HIV) is different for everybody but how sick and for what periods of time are you sick after you test positive?I rapid tested at about 60 days after exposure and was negative. The woman who did the test said that the negative was a very...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are correct in that oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and the likelihood of you contracting HIV is so very small! The guidelines for testing is to have your initial test at 3 weeks and then again at 3 months, if both test... Read more »

Oral sex performed by the man

can a woman contract HIV from a man if he performs oral sex on her and she does not do the same for him?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Extremely unlikely.BJ... Read more »
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How safe is performing oral sex now??? HELP!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all,

If I'm HIV+, how safe is it to perform oral sex on an HIV- guy? Sometime I give him pretty intense oral and his penis has been cut (a little bleeding) ... does that make a difference? Or is the only concern being him coming into contact with... Read more »

Oral Sex Performed on a woman of unknown status

Posted by KRBClapton, 2 Replies
Should I test after performing oral sex on a woman of unknown status if this is the only thing I have done since my negative test 142 days from my last possible exposure? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Can two people with HIV have sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is it safe for 2 people who both have HIV to have sex. Can having sex make HIV worse if the other person has it too.

Im sorry if this is a stupid question. Read more »