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Is Cut In Mouth Safe

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cut mouth after oral...2nd try...donation made

I know that having cuts in the mouth would increase the risk of HIV tranmission from oral sex. In my case, however, I suffered a fairly bad cut to my lip/gums about 2 hours AFTER performing oral sex on a female escort (light licking, tongue did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...restaurant, would you get fatter from the extra calories??? No, of course not. The same thing applies to getting a cut in your mouth two hours after "lunch at the Y," OK? You're stressed out over a nonexistent risk factor (cut post-cunnilingus).... Read more »

kissing with cuts in mouth

Hi Dr. Bob- First off thanks for the tremendous work you do at answering all of our questions as... Read more »

Men performing oral sex on female with mouth cuts is the inserter or receptor?

I am a 55 yr. old male.I have been irresponsible over the last few years by frequenting the... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...sex if you or your partner have mouth sores (such as oralherpes lesions). Look at your partner's genitals for lesions (cuts or scrapes). If you find something, don't believe your partner if he or she tells you itwas caused by... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...transmitted by blood. Be careful if you are helping someone who is bleeding. If your work exposes you to blood, be sure to protect any cuts or open sores on your skin, as well as your eyes and mouth. Your employer should provide gloves, facemasks... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...the risk, make it more difficult for blood or sexual fluid to get into your body. Be aware of your body and your partner's. Cuts, sores, or bleeding gums increase the risk of spreading HIV. Rough physical activity also increases the risk. Even... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infected partner also is at risk because HIV can enter through the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis) or through small cuts, abrasions, or open sores on the penis. Not having (abstaining from) sex is the most effective way to avoid... Read more »
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OPEN MOUTH KISSING NIGHTMARE?

Posted by AussieDude, 4 Replies
...Can u get HIV from open mouth Kissing..If I have done Open mouth kissing with a Girl for 5 mins regularly.. With Clothes on.. I mean JUST KISSING.. PLease Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ever fluid that was on my middle finger with my thumb. I didn't get no flu syndrome BUT I am having these big bouts of DRY mouth for the last 3 months that I really CANNOT contribute to anxiety as I wasn't thinking about this as an exposure... Read more »

Female to Female Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had oral sex with another woman, and I'm wondering how risky this is? I've read, it is risky, and then I've read it isn't. So which is it? Regardless if I ever do that again it will be with protection I don't care. I just want to know if anyone on... Read more »