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Getting AIDS From Performing Oral Sex

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Can one contact HIV from performing oral sex on a Woman

A lot of your info on oral sex is as reagards men. But what are the chances of contracting AIDS from perfoming oral sex on a woman, which includes using the tongue on her vagina, clitoris etc ? Kindly answer this ?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There are only a few cases documented by the CDC that demonstrate HIV transmission to a person performing oral sex on a woman. This is the best evidence that the risk of transmission through cunnilingus is very low. First of all, the risk of Read more »

I'm infected with HIV & I was performing only unprotected oral sex

Hello everybody,it won't be a question just a warning - please don't trust anyone saying that oral... Read more »

Still going crazy, oral sex question

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The Well Project

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 »
Terri Wilder

Thoughts About Women and Oral Sex After Visiting the NYC Sex Museum

...make a sex toy out of a bar of soap ... or your cell phone? As I was walking through the museum, I saw lots of references to oral sex. There was information on oral sex between animals, oral sex between humans and even a Japanese anime video in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting semen in the body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it... Read more »
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Is Oral Sex Safe--NO!!!!

Posted by fdjk3, 2 Replies
...I just read "Study: HIV Infection from Receptive Oral Sex is Rare" http://www.thebody.com/bp/oct01/prev_conf.html It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand Read more »

oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous
...i recently had unprotected oral sex performed on me. i am a male. whats the risk, assuming the person has hiv, of one getting infected via this sexual act? Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
...Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex New research estimates possibility of infection somewhere between 0-2 percent by Eric Erickson ATLANTA - In contrast to Read more »

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? Read more »