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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What You're Doing Set Your Limits The Bottom Line How Does HIV Spread During Sex? To spread HIV during sex, HIV infection in blood or sexual fluids must be transmitted to someone. Sexual fluids come from a man's penis or from a woman's vagina, before, during, or after orgasm. HIV can be...
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I reaaaallly want to give my husband a blowjob.. and he is positive!

My husband has been diagnosed as positive since January 2007 but most probably has had it for well over a decade. We have been through his near death experience with full-blown AIDS and he is now classed as undetectable with a growing CD4 count. So...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Oral sex carries only a very low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. However, we can't say there is absolutely zero risk. I would suggest you read through the chapters in the archives titled "Magnetic Couples," "Oral Sex" and "HIV Sexual... Read more »

ANSWER ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Doctor,I demand an answer to my question! I've asked it multiple times before over the past month and still you have not replied. Why not? I've waited long enough! It's my turn and I demand you answer my question about that whore who sucked me off....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Excuse me, but you "demand" an answer? I'll bet you were an only child growing up, always used to getting your way, right? OK, here's your answer, but it may not be the one you were anticipating:1."Whore" is not polite or politically correct. Let's... Read more »

what's the difference between receptive and insertive oral

I have received a blowjob from someone who takes drugs with needles.. I thought it was safe. I used a condom to halve the risk. But now I read that oral sex has 1 in 10,000 risk? or is it .5 in 10,000? I am confused.Also where are your clinics to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The difference between receptive and insertive oral sex? Well for fellatio, the receptive partner is the "sucker" (the one sucking) and the insertive partner is the "suckee" (the one getting sucked). The estimated HIV transmission risk for... Read more »

Sore throat after giving a blowjob

Hello,I am writing because I am worried I might be infected with an STD. After reading all the Fforum messages, I realize that the risk of contracting HIV from oral sex is quite low. I understand that the risk of getting other STDs is not as low,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You want to go to your Ob/Gyn because your throat is sore? Geez, if you had a hemorrhoid, would you go see your eye doctor? Your internist or general medical doctor is probably the best place to start for routine STD screening. You are correct... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Latex Condoms for Oral Sex With Men? You Gotta Be Kidding!

Let's start off with the good news . . . nobody has ever been infected with HIV by receiving oral sex (exposure to saliva). Not a single reported case worldwide! However, it's time to face the truth when it comes to HIV and giving oral sex (exposure... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

Table of Contents What Is Domestic Violence? Women, HIV and Domestic Violence Disclosing Safely Minimizing Risk Leaving a Violent Relationship Domestic violence can happen to anyone. Tragically, one in four women will be... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

Table of Contents What Are Microbicides? How Would Microbicides Work? Are Microbicides Currently Available? What Is Happening in Microbicide Research? Would Microbicides Eliminate the Need for Condoms? Would Microbicides... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Alternative and Complementary Therapies

What Are Alternative Therapies? How Many People Use Alternative Therapies? Are They Safe? Do They Really Work? Why Aren't There More Studies of Alternative Therapies? Working With Your Health Care Provider The Bottom Line ... Read more »
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Very worried

Posted by w0rr1ed, 1 Reply
I recently had and received a bj - I didn't know the person involved. The penile insertion was for a short time and there was no cum in the mount. I am worried sick since this is the first time I have done something like this - what are the chances... Read more »

How Safe Is Safe?

Posted by dancin_man, 4 Replies
I am newly diagnosed gay male who is trying to navigate his way through dealing with this process. Obviously testing positive brings up a whole array of issues dealing with sex, and I wanted to use this forum to raise my issues/questions, and get... Read more »

quandary

Posted by gray, 5 Replies
Here's my recently tested positive quandary - What does one do about notifying previous sexual partners with whom you had so-called safe sex? I'm pretty sure I was exposed to HIV 15 months ago. Since then I've had very few sexual encounters - 3... Read more »

need advuce and help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
last night i had a safe sex encounter except for a very short blow job of about 1 minute. my mouth was too dry and i had to stop. no ejaculation and i dont think preseminal fluid.i got scared becase i am married and this was really unexpected and i... Read more »