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Hiv Risk For Swallow

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The Well Project

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

...gonorrhea through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe...
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swallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009)

hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assured
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BResponse from Dr. FrascinoHi,Should you be concerned? Well, are his eyelashes enlarging?Relax, Max. Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission. The question about spit or swallow really hasn't been fully answered. There are components... Read more »

To swallow or not to swallow

I recently gave a blow job to a man I am seeing but I don't know his std status. He told me he got tested a while a go and was clean... When I was giving him head he came in my mouth and I immediately swallowed it. The day before I burn my palate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The HIV transmission/acquisition risk from unprotected oral sex is very low. If you had an open cut or burn inside the mouth, your risk would increase. The oral membranes, Read more »

Swallowed cum. am I at risk??

I had a night with 2 guys. started with condoms but ended doing full penetration with both of them both them in me and me in them(no comdom, but no come) and I swallowed their come, Am I at risk????? I'm scared as I overheard him say to his partner...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I think you already know the answer to your own question, now don't you?Unprotected sex places you at risk for STDs, including HIV. I strongly advise you not place yourself at any additional risk. You'll also need STD screening plus Read more »

Swallowing-Increased Risk of Transmission?

Hello Dr Bob,Thank you so much for this wonderful site. I have gained some valuable knowledge from the variety of questions. One thing I noticed is that we need to change the sex education programs in our public schools. After reading some of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...receptive partner for oral sex is the one who has to decide whether to spit or swallow. Regarding the estimated statistical risk for unprotected receptive oral sex, the 1 in 10,000 statistic refers to all cummers. We don't have statistical... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...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 safer, use latex condoms for oral sex on a man. If you perform oral sex... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...including neuropathy. The combined use of Videx and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT), Zerit (stavudine, d4T), or hydroxyurea may increase risk of peripheral neuropathy. Either Videx or Videx EC taken with Zerit increases the risk of facial wasting, or... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

...the treatment of HIV infection in adults. This medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Delavirdine comes in tablet form and is taken... Read more »
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swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

Oral with HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...About 4 weeks ago I had unprotected oral with another man. Found out later he was HIV+. Of course, two weeks later I had swollen glands, fluid on my ear, painful jaw and cheeks, and some sinus drainage. No fever, Read more »

Swallowing fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...possible exposure) I am still having these symptoms and am scared that it is seroconversion. I know they say that oral sex is low risk but because i swallowed and becuase my throat was a little red I am worried that might mean that the odds are... Read more »

Question For G-Man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was the one that asked you if me swallowing pre cum during oral sex was risky...you said it was very low risk, then another person said there was no risk at all. Which one of you is correct? I'm just Read more »