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How Likely Is It To Get HIV From Swallowing

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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
Hello,It's been a while since a "spit or swallow" question has popped up on the forum. It used to be much more common! I have nothing new to add to my previous comments. See below.Dr. BobSpit or Swallow....Can this really be true... Read more »

spit or swallow which is safer ? (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2010)

what is safer to spit or to swallow ? is it safe to spit ? can you still get an std from if you... 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... Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

Beth Dillon of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) most recent work focuses on determining the risk of oral sex transmission of HIV. But Beth was surprised this issue made front-page news. Her findings are far from the irresponsible headline... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Likely Female-to-Female Sexual Transmission of HIV -- Texas, 2012

In August 2012, the Houston Department of Health contacted CDC regarding the rare transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) likely by sexual contact between two women. The case was investigated, and laboratory testing confirmed that the... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Virologic Suppression Is Less Likely Among Antiretroviral-Experienced Black Women. But Why?

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at the 49th... Read more »
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 »
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Flu-Like Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would Flu-like symptoms start immediately after exposure, like a day or 2, or is there a time period before they start. Also, what is the sore throat like?? Is it raw and hurt to swallow? I had a sore throat after an exposure and a very mild fever.... Read more »

Are HIV- women or men more likely to be accepting of you being HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
I am recently HIV+ and it seems based on what I read about and have heard that men who are HIV- tend to be more accepting of a woman who's HIV+ than the other way around when it comes to serodiscordant relationships

Do yo think when it comes to... Read more »

swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies
i ve been experiencing difficulty in swallowing for 2 months now, i don't have a sore throat at all, i am not sick, i feel very healthy, i only have this problem i feel like someone is pushing on my neck.
i also have sollen tonsil for 3 months now,... Read more »

swallowing

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