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Flu Symptoms After Receiving Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV

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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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something to worry about or not

QUESTION: I was in bali and received unprotected sex from a sex worker one night while intoxicated. 2 days later i noticed a lesion on my penis and had flu like symptoms which both lasted about 4 days. soon as i got home to the states I went...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be brief, because your post is similar to many others I've already responded to. (Check the archives!)Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very slight risk for HIV acquisition. HSV is much more readily transmitted than HIV. Symptoms are... Read more »

Oral with cut on penis

Hi Dr. Bob,I just sent you a question, but would like to rephrase it.I received oral sex from an unknown woman (I'm male) 4 years ago. It lasted for about a minute. I did not ejaculate. The morning after I noticed a small cut (a few millimeters) on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...four years ago? Wow, she must have been incredible. Could she unscrew the top off a ketchup bottle only using her tongue?Your HIV-acquisition risk remains extremely low at best, even when we factor in the "few millimeters" cut on your foreskin.... Read more »

oral sex dilema and regret (CUNNILINGUS)

Hey there - love the forum - have donated USD50 and will donate again (although exchange rate has dropped so may be USD49.50!)My story - nothing new (didn't have sex with that monkey that started it or anything). Gave unprotected oral sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...common two-three weeks post-exposure. 4. See below. 5. The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive oral sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures. 6. Depends on the flavor! Why not... Read more »

Three questions: Use of Condom after 'fingering'Worried about prostitutesOral Sex & Menstrual Blood?

Question 1:I recently had a single vaginal sex encounter with a U.S. female (4 weeks ago). I used a condom but prior to application I had 'fingered' the lady in question. I am pretty sure that my hands were 'dry' when I applied the condom and no...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...correctly, the risks for transmission of HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) is very low.As far as the risks of oral sex are concerned, these is addressed in detail in the question, "Oral Sex", and many other similar questions on... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...the actions taken against you), that put you at risk. Answer the following questions: Have you ever had vaginal, anal, or oral sex without a condom? Have you ever shared needles or syringes to inject drugs (including steroids or hormones)? ... Read more »
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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 »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

... Read Part One of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 3, 2010. Panic Attack: AIDS Anxiety in HIVers -- "The Worried-Sicks" Recently I received the following post from "Apollo." It graphically demonstrates an Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens in the form of bird poop ... SIGNS FROM HEAVEN (BIRD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2009) Nov 11, 2009 or via commercials and advertisements ... C'mon Bob..No more... Read more »
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worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these symptoms(in particular the severe band and neck pains) sound like I could have possibly... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...it helped, but the infection has been recurring everytime I go off the creams. Meaning I got a yeast infection from receiving oral sex... (an extremely rare way to contract it) meaning the girl must've had oral thrush. About a month later in... Read more »

worried about oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...11th week) and most recently muscle tremors (I thought neuropathy happened late in HIV infection). All this after recieving oral sex (I'm a man)? Is this possible, there's so much conflicting info on wether or not you can get HIV from recieving... Read more »

HELP - Very worried about oral sex encounter!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...avail ... so I'm hoping I can get some good sound answers here. I'm a male, about 2 1/2 weeks ago I had another guy perform oral sex on me. I wore a condom from beginning to end ... which did not appear to break. However, an hour afterwards I... Read more »