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scared of getting tested risky bleeding gums during oral sex

This is probably my fifth try. I know the oral sex questions never stop but please help me. To make the long story short, I gave unprotected oral sex to a person of unknown status. It only lasted for a couple of minutes, he did not cum and there...
Shannon Southall

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HiWe do know that the risk of HIV transmission through oral sex carries the lowest risk, but having open sores can increase that transmission, SOME, but not a lot. My thought about oral sex and brushing your teeth is that I make sure that it has... Read more »

too scared to test and no sex in the meanwhile

Bob I have written twice in the last mo and am still sleepless but reading through your... Read more »
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Free HIV Testing Offered to Sex Workers in Bakersfield, Calif.

A local organization called Magdalene Hope recently teamed up with California's Kern County Department of Public Health to offer free oral HIV testing to the high-risk female sex workers on Union Avenue near 8th street. Doug Bennett, founder of... Read more »
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The current project sought to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic STDs among Boston area men who have sex with men (MSM) who reported oral or anal sex with another male in the past year. During March 2007, 114 asymptomatic MSM receiving care... Read more »
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Oral Sex Scare

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Last Monday I had an HIV test done anonymously. Well tomorrow I return for the results of my HIV test and I'd be lying if I didn't say I'm scared to death. My exposure window was about 1 year 8 months ago up to about 7 months ago. During my... Read more »

Oral Sex Scare (eplog)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well tonight I got my test results and I was NEGATIVE!!!!!!
I want to thank everyone for all the support and I hope to give back to this board and help where I can to help others. God Bless!!

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Tested and Scared...

Posted by bigdaddy
Got drunk 10 months ago and had all night rough unprotected sex with a woman whom I've since found out gets around alot. A few weeks after the encounter I remember feeling really crapped out and lousy for a few days. Just last month I developed a... Read more »

scared to take the test

Posted by foxxfire, 4 Replies
Since being divorced for 7years, I've had numerous partners, but always with condoms; still, oral sex has been a part of the mix. I recently started a sexual relationship with a man who actually had his blood tests done (as a result of some travel... Read more »