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Hiv Risk From Having Sex

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HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,The HIV risk associated with oral sex is definitely a QTND (question that never dies). What we can say is that overall risk of HIV acquisition/transmission via oral sex is very low. An insertive partner has less risk than a receptive... Read more »

HIV risk? unprotected vaginal sex twice...

I had unprotected vaginal sex with an entertainer that works at a bar on 22 Nov. 2010 and 18 Dec.... Read more »

Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychosocial Problems Linked to Higher HIV Risk in Men Who Have Sex With Men

...New data indicate that high rates of HIV infection are continuing among gay men; that most young gay and bisexual men with HIV are unaware they are infected; and that Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...Although highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) can lower HIV in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

...were collected from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment in a prospective cohort study aimed at identifying HIV seroconversion risk factors among female bar and hotel workers in Northern Tanzania. In all, 608 (37.3 percent) of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk Associated With Gay Bathhouses and Sex Clubs: Findings From Two Seattle Surveys of Factors Related to HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections

...surveys were anonymous and self-reported. The authors analyzed the 2004 data to identify patron characteristics and predictors of risk behaviors, and they compared the two survey populations. Among respondents, 14 percent reported a previous... Read more »
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receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 sores bumps or blood in her mouth nore on my penis after the incident but I was... Read more »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US This is the future ladies! Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in... Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
...contrast to a report by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, a new study shows receptive oral sex carries a very small risk of HIV transmission. The study is being conducted by researchers at the University of California at San... Read more »

just HOW low is the risk of HIV from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have read on the other forums from the doctors and experts replies have said countless number of times that the risk of HIV from unprotected oral sex is extremely, extremely low. And am wondering just how exactly low the risk is? I have... Read more »