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Hiv From Fellatio

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HIV through fellatio?

I recently had a brief encounter with a female sex worker in Vietnam who performed oral sex on me/my penis for less than 30 seconds. Four weeks later I developed a sore throat which has persisted for more than 4 weeks. It is now 8 weeks since the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It is just as likely that you picked up another STD, such as gonorrhea. You should get a throat culture. Read more »

hiv+ woman performing fellatio on hiv- man risky?

I've seen some stats here on oral sex but can't quite figure out if the stats pertain to the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of HIV Infection Attributable to Oral Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and in the Population of Men Who Have Sex With Men

...low risk. A recent study of primary infection in San Francisco reported that 8 percent of HIV-positive participants acquired HIV from fellatio. This finding has been widely interpreted that as many as 8 percent of HIV infections among MSM are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

...Oral sex involves giving or receiving oral stimulation (i.e., sucking or licking) to the penis, the vagina, and/or the anus. Fellatio is the technical term used to describe oral contact with the penis. Cunnilingus is the technical term which... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
...Hello I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower. But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- Read more »

HHV-8

Posted by Anonymous
...If I were to receive fellatio and previously had the HHV-8 virus, does that increase chances of HIV transmission? Read more »

Oral does = HIV#2

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Well, unfortunatly folks the hits just keep on comming. I am now 99.9% convinced (all that is missing is the test). I woke up again last night drenched with sweat. O.K. nerves right? Well, no kidding, I was just now sitting here reaading the posts... Read more »