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Getting HIV From Receiving Head

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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 from receiving oral sex, but I've heard that if biting/teeth were involved, there would be risk--is that the case? Have you known anyone to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. First of all, regarding the semen on the floor, your risks are extremely remote. Realistically speaking, the chances of HIV getting into your bloodstream within minutes of leaving the other persons body under... Read more »

Receiving Head

Good Evening, Dr. Frascino, I am writing this because I am worried sick about an incident that happened with my co-worker today. I got head from her in her car for about 10 seconds and she only sucked on the top part. To begin with, I am very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

HIV+ rimmer to HIV- receiver (RIMMING 2008)

i am hiv- & have met a guy who is hiv+... he says that he would love to preform oral to anal on me... which I enjoy very much but he says it is a pretty nonexsistent risk for him to rim me... i asked him about dental dam usage but he said there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There have been no cases of HIV transmission/acquisition from rimming or getting rimmed. See below.Dr. Bobsorry (RIMMING 2008)Jul 26, 2008 Dear Dr. Bob, Please help.I went to a massage girl, and she did anal licking on me.It was only for a few... 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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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 »

Received Positive Results Back Today

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Well, I'm a 29-year-old guy that received a call today from my doctor that I tested positive. The blood test was for an unrelated problem, and I casually agreed to throw on the HIV test since it had been about a year since my last test. After I... Read more »

Receiving HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to get HIV, or even Genatil Warts from just getting an erection and then secreting semen [no parnets, no body else, just yourself and on the bed]. Is there a big difference in getting Genatil Warts, then there is with HIV or AIDS? ... Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not notice any cold... Read more »