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Do People Get AIDS From Receiving Oral Sex

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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »

Are there any reported cases of getting HIV from receiving oral sex?

Hi Rick,I had two questions regarding transmission of HIV. I know it's unlikely to catch HIV... Read more »

receiving oral sex from female

Mr. Kull I had an HIV test about 9 months ago and it was neg. since then I have not had sexual... Read more »
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Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please get on with your lives. There are those of us who have actually been exposed to semen... Read more »

receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
Hi I received unprotected oral sex without a barrier from 2 different guys whose HIV status I'm not sure of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and... Read more »

I received about 2 to 3 minutes of oral sex

Posted by happyandproud, 1 Reply
The person said they tested negative. I have a test coming up next week should I be scared? I did not have seamen leave my body. Should I be scared? I read that the odds are really good on my behalf and I have done nothing with anyone since. ... Read more »

oral sex (receiving)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok, i recieved oral sex and really have no reason to believe she has hiv but from a past experience am very scared of hiv and now worry about it 24/7. im getting my test results next week but im not sure how risky oral sex is. Ive heard that i... Read more »