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Is Giving Oral Safe

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Giving Oral sex with condom, Safe?

Dear doctor, I've known this guy for quite some time and we've started dating.. however we do not share much about our sexperiences and Im unclear of how 'clean' he is, although he seems responsible enuff as a married man...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Male Giving Oral and Women Receiving

Hi,Can a woman just having a man perform oral sex on her contract HIV, if he has it. Also, can a... Read more »

on giving oral sex -anal- to a negative person

Hello. I am a 49 year old gay man. A very good friend of mine who is 30 and I discovered we are... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Ignorance Blamed for Local Rise in Teen STDs; Doctors Say Many Kids Think Oral Sex Safe

Health officials in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are concerned about a 7 percent rise in reported STDs among local teenagers. Last year, the combined number of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall, and Tarrant... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood to Be Lifted

Most of the United Kingdom on Nov. 7 will end the lifetime ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men, a blanket exclusion enacted in the 1980s as a response to AIDS. The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SABTO)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: New East Bay Program Gives HIV Prevention Pill to High-Risk Youths

A new program will provide the drug Truvada to more than 100 East Bay youth along with safe-sex counseling and other sexual health services to prevent HIV transmission. In 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada to help prevent... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist: Safe Sex Is for Seniors, Too

Helen C. Koenig, M.D., M.P.H. Q: I am a 65-year-old woman. I lost my husband six years ago and have finally decided to enter the dating world again. My friends have convinced me to go on a cruise especially for single seniors, but my daughter... Read more »
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giving oral to a woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There is so much confusing information about giving oral to a woman. I've always practiced safe sex but performed oral sex on maybe 4-5 women. I've read that there haven't been any documented cases from that...is that true?


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Giving vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I gave vaginal oral sex and french kissing to a stripper and now I worried that I may have contracted HIV. I was tested at 10 & 28 days with the PCR and both were negative. Also, I tested at 2.5, 4, & 7 weeks with the antibody test and they... 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 »

how safe is oral?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just wanted to post a question. How possible is it to contract HIV from giving oral sex to a female. In addition to that question who out there knows if clyamidia transmitted through vaginal oral sex?

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