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Giving Oral Risks

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Ask the Experts

Is giving Oral High Risk?

I've been with my boyfriend for 8 years. We are both currently Negative tested regularly most recent 2 weeks ago. It is one of those relationships where I'm faithful to my bf, but he feels the need to give and receive oral pleasure from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The risk of acquiring HIV from any type of oral sex is low. The estimated per-act risk for insertive unprotected oral sex is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures to an infected partner. That estimated risk increases to 1 per 10,000 exposures for unprotected... Read more »

Giving Oral Sex to Woman Only Risk Factor

I am living in Indonesia. I gave unprotected oral sex to a HIV status unknown woman in mid July.... Read more »

GIVING ORAL SEX LOW RISK?

Why is that that every HIV site I read states that oral sex has a big risk, and you are saying that... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood to Be Lifted

Most of the United Kingdom on Nov. 7 will end the lifetime ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men, a blanket exclusion enacted in the 1980s as a response to AIDS. The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SABTO)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: New East Bay Program Gives HIV Prevention Pill to High-Risk Youths

A new program will provide the drug Truvada to more than 100 East Bay youth along with safe-sex counseling and other sexual health services to prevent HIV transmission. In 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada to help prevent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oral Sex and HIV Risk

Fast Facts The risk of HIV transmission through oral sex is much less than that from anal or vaginal sex -- but it is not zero. Performing oral sex on an HIV-infected man, with ejaculation, is the riskiest oral sex activity. Factors that may... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Introduction Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself Introduction The chances of HIV being passed from one person to another depend on thetype of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
Connect With Others

Giving Oral Sex to a Women...risk?

Posted by bluejayyy, 2 Replies
8 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a women that I do not know and I have no idea of her STD status. I have been tested for everything that would show by now and am ok. I am waiting for the 12 weeks on the HIV test. I have been unable to find info on... Read more »

hiv risk from unprotected oral (giving MSM)

Posted by anxious66, 5 Replies
Hi guys, just wanted to know

I gave a guy i know head who said he was 'clean'. he didn't ejaculate and i'm pretty sure there was no precum. the whole thing lasted under a minute.

now about a week later, i am worried i have developed ars symptoms.... Read more »

Giving vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I gave vaginal oral sex and french kissing to a stripper and now I worried that I may have contracted HIV. I was tested at 10 & 28 days with the PCR and both were negative. Also, I tested at 2.5, 4, & 7 weeks with the antibody test and they... Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »