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How Is It Possible To Get AIDS Through Oral Sex.

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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 spread, or transmitted, through unprotectedanal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharing injection drug equipment.Unprotected sex means sex in which no condoms or other barriers are used. Oral sex...
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IsSafe sex with HIV+ boyfriend possible?

I am a female with a heterosexual HIV+ boyfriend and we would like to have safe - condom protected sex. How realistic is it for me to think I will be safe doing this? Are there any studies showing incidences of transmission this way? I guess I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your chances of being infected with HIV when having sex with an HIV infected person depends on several different factors: 1) Having mucous membrane (the lining of the vagina, rectum, urethra, or mouth) contact with your partner's semen or blood... Read more »


Hi Dr. Bob,So I've been seeing this guy for a little while now. He's great and I couldn't be happier. He's HIV positive and I'm HIV negative. I've been reading the archives about magnetic couples and it's helped a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Brian,I agree oral sex carries only a very low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition, particularly if the positively charged component of the magnetic couple is on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that drives the viral load to... Read more »

Aids possibility

yesterday i was at a massag parlour and there i met a girl.i licked her nipple and then fingered her vagina.after a while i pressed her boobs and nipples using same finger and then again sucked the nipple.probably some vagina fluid got inside my...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWhat you have described is in the same category of oral sex and oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission, the risk is extremely low.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

aids and oral sex

i have recieved oral sex 5 times in the past 6 months without a condom i recently have been treated for ? chlamydia what is my risk for hiv have no real symptoms thanks mike...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.In regard to your risk of infection with HIV by receiving oral sex, pleasekeep the following in mind:If you are RECEIVING oral sex from someone else, you are only being exposedto saliva, and nobody has ever been infected... Read more »
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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 »

Tranmision is possible to receive oral sex ?

Posted by extresado, 2 Replies
Tranmision is possible to receive oral sex? I am worried because I have done several times this practice unprotected Read more »

Possibility ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My friend told me that u can get hiv from oral sex alone. is he correct ? Read more »

possibly a dumb question!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if i have my toungue pierced----is my chance of getting hiv by giving oral sex higher?

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