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Gave Oral Sex Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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Need test for received oral sex

Hi, refer to reply I had from "Ms. Southall"**The 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...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYes we believe that if you just experienced oral sex the risk of HIV transmission is incredibly low to no risk. Conclusive test for HIV is at 90 days and it is important to make sure you are not experiencing any symptoms that could be gonorrhea,... Read more »

do i need testing for received oral sex

Hellow doctor, I am male from india recently I received oral sex from a women, there was no anal and vaginal sex then that was my first sexual experience in my life so do I need testing for hiv....
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereThe risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. Theoretically, obvious cuts, wounds, sores, or... Read more »

Oral sex fellatio - do I need to re-test ?

Hi! I had oral sex performed on me and since then I have lost it completely. Repeated doctor visits & 3 tests at 11th day (only HIV 1&2 antibody), HIV Combi (antibody+antigen on Roche Cobas) on 35th day & again HIV Combi on the 109th day...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. The number of test you have had and all are negative and with the standards of HIV testing whether oral swab or blood are very accurate at 28 days, and conclusive at 90 days. You can always do... Read more »

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 »
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testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a... Read more »

insertive oral sex, six month negative need advice

Posted by jack93, 2 Replies
Hi, 9 months ago I was going through a bad time and was put on large doses of antidepressants, which made me make some bad descisions and now that im off of them I deeply regret what I've done and convinced myself im going to test positive for hiv... Read more »

Testing Issue-Need for more testing?

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply
I hade unproctected Oral sex No ejaculation and Safe anal sex i tested at 7 weeks at the clinics and tested weeks 7-11 using home testing (EZ-TRUST) Which is approved by USAID all neg ahould l get another test to insure or is this testing cycle a... Read more »

Need help with HIV test

Posted by server5, 2 Replies
So basically I had protected vaginal intercourse and received unprotected oral intercourse from a female of unknown status.

5 weeks and 3 days, I tested myself with a home HIV test kit. About 10 minutes after doing the test, only the control band was... Read more »