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Getting HIV From Receiving Oral Sex

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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 catch HIV from...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...chances of infection are very remote in a situation such as this.In regard to reported cases of HIV transmission through receiving oral sex:Realistically speaking, your risks of infection are extremely low. If you are receiving oral sex from... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Issues Fact Sheet on Oral Sex and HIV Transmission

... The CDC has released a fact sheet informing people that there is some risk of transmitting HIV to others through oral sex, even though it is much lower than the risk of transmission from vaginal or anal intercourse, the Lakeland Ledger 's "... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

HIV and Oral Sex

... Can I get HIV from oral sex? For HIV counselors and safer sex educators, that has to be the most frequently asked question of the last two decades. The Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

More on Oral Sex and the Risk of HIV Transmission

... In the following article and an article by Janice Price , we will entertain two different views on oral sex transmission of the HIV virus. Detailed interviews of a cohort of gay men with acute infection provide further evidence that Read more »
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scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had unprotected oral sex pefromed on me almost a month ago and im scared that i might get hiv. im very nervous and I want to throw up because my nerves Read more »

What's happening to me?!?

Posted by Houstondude, 2 Replies
...still have fatigue, some joint pain, and swollen lymph nodes in my neck, armpits, chest, and groin. I know that the risk of getting HIV from receiving oral sex is very low and I've seen that it's just 'theoretical' on some websites. I might just... Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what is the risk of oral sex( receiving)??? 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 Read more »