How Many People Are Infected By Precum
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Posted by kenobi, 4 RepliesI am worried of infection.
Here's the story:
I am a man in a relationship with another person, and 3 weeks ago I met another guy on craigslist, who said he was disease free. I wen to house and gave him oral, but I did not let him cum in my mouth (not... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI've read a lot of worries and a few post about pre-cum.
In most cases pre-cum is a low low risk esp. with oral sex.
The risk with pre-cum is greater when it comes to anal and vaginal sex, man or woman.
When a penis enters an orafice, not the mouth, it... Read more »
Posted by chichi, 1 Replyhi,
i posted the message "rapid testing". i am female and had unprotected vaginal sex - no oral. the guy did not cum inside of me - he pulled out but i dont know about his precum. i had to go to the doctor the next week because my vagina burnt and it... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesPre-cum has a higher concentration of HIV than semen. It's been studied under the microscope. That's why they warn against any type of unprotected oral sex as well. Doesn't matter if the guy cums are not....if you have an "opening", the more... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesIf by chance you were exposed to pre-cum and was infected, would you seroconvert later than if you were infected by semen? What are the chances of being infected by precum with only one exposure? Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. We do not keep statistics on how manypeople became infected from oral sex (or even vaginal and anal sex for thatmatter). See the posting, "Percentage of documented cases of transmissionthrough oral sex?"... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThe activity you engaged in--giving somebody a handjob--is not a "highly likely transmission route." You need to remember that many, many people bite their nails, and there is no evidence that anyone has been infected by giving a handjob.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Actually, I don't think opinions on this topic really differ all that much anywhere in the world. We all agree that effective combination antiretroviral therapy that drives the HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels for a considerable... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Helen, The only potential risk would come from getting infected fluids onto mucous membranes. Since I wasn't there, I can't really say for sure if you had any risk or not. Generally speaking, no insertion means no risk. At best your... Read more »
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