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How Likely Is It To Get HIV From Receiving Oral Sex

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Latino Adolescents Receiving Culturally Adapted HIV Prevention Course Less Likely to Have Sex, More Likely to Use Condoms, Study Says

Latino adolescents who are given a culturally specific HIV prevention and sex education course are less likely to have intercourse and more likely to use condoms than Latinos who do not receive the course, according to a study published in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Not Likely to Achieve 3 by 5 Goal; 1 Million HIV-Positive People Receiving AIDS Drugs in Developing Countries, Report Says

About one million HIV-positive people in developing countries are receiving antiretroviral drugs, meaning the World Health Organization likely will not meet its 3 by 5 Initiative goal of delivering antiretrovirals to three million people by the end... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Receive Non-Occupational HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Worthwhile?

Non-occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (NPEP) is routinely prescribed after high-risk sexual exposure. This offers providers the chance to test and treat patients who are at risk of concurrent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »

Are there any reported cases of getting HIV from receiving oral sex?

Hi Rick,I had two questions regarding transmission of HIV. I know it's unlikely to catch HIV from receiving oral sex, but I've heard that if biting/teeth were involved, there would be risk--is that the case? Have you known anyone to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. First of all, regarding the semen on the floor, your risks are extremely remote. Realistically speaking, the chances of HIV getting into your bloodstream within minutes of leaving the other persons body under... Read more »

HIV from receiving oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

Dr. Frascino, Hello. 8 days ago I received oral sex from someone who, I later found out, has HIV. I don't/didn't have any lesions, cuts on my penis. I did ejaculate, also urinated multiple times, as well as thoroughly washed my penis in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Peter,Why are you freaking out now only after finding out your buddy was positively charged??? If you never found out his HIV status, would you be at any less risk right now? No, of course not! We must consider that all our sexual partners... Read more »

received oral sex for short period

Dr. Frascino,Last week I went to a video booth and a guy walked in and asked if he could suck on me. Before I said no, he went right at it. It went on for about 20 seconds and then I came to my senses and told him no more. He left and I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Oral sex, particularly insertive oral sex, carries an extremely low risk for HIV transmission. Take a read through the archives, particularly the sections on oral sex and HIV transmission. You should find the information there reassuring.Your... Read more »
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Received Oral Sex With Sore on Penis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know that this sounds completely typical as I am probably just worried-well, but what is the likelihood of contracting HIV from receiving unprotected oral sex with a sore on my penis due to excessive masturbation? I called the CDC hotline and was... Read more »

receiving oral sex from partner with bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello...great job on the boards everyone. I am fretting over here, and wonder if you can help. I am female, and I received oral sex from a man with a sketchy sexual history. He has very poor teeth, and I assume bleeding gums, although I can't be... Read more »

receiving oral sex and different views of risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all., This is my first time posting here so please be nice. I have spent countless hours on the net and hotlines trying to find accurate information on receiving oral sex. I have been going crazy for the last 3 months. I had a bad sore... Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female 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... Read more »