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Is Giving Oral Sex 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 (ironic? I know). He isnt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there using the same title and add the phrase,... Read more »

Allergic to Latex condoms and Protected Oral Sex (LATEX ALLERGY AND SAFE SEX)

Doctor, i had protected insertive oral sex with a CSW two weeks ago for 10-15 minutes. I have a... Read more »

HIV from oral sex with womenThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I am a male, and I was wonder if I could catch HIV from my girlfriend if she was unknowingly... 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

...in Dallas. "Some kids have a different definition of what being sexually active means. For example, some girls will engage in oral sex and say, 'Well, I'm still a virgin,'" said Royster. "But they don't realize what comes with that in terms of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

... Oral Sex Is Not Risk Free Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission when one partner is known to be infected Read more »
The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...lubricants like Vaseline, oils, or creams can damage condoms and other latex barriers. Be sure to use water-based lubricants. Oral sex has some risk of transmitting HIV, especially if sexual fluids get in the mouth and if there are bleeding... Read more »
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Is Oral Sex Safe--NO!!!!

Posted by fdjk3, 2 Replies
...I just read "Study: HIV Infection from Receptive Oral Sex is Rare" http://www.thebody.com/bp/oct01/prev_conf.html It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand Read more »

Symptoms vs results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My wife is hiv negative and had no sexual relation in the past. As i was convinced that I did not have hiv, i continued unprotected sex with my wife. She also came down with Headache and bodyache after about 4 weeks. She also felt feverish but... Read more »

Paris. Oral Sex. Risk? UPDATED

Posted by Sharpie
...the other day and met a guy. The next day we met up again and went around town and ended up at his place. We made out and had oral sex. He came. I didn't. While I did deep throat him, he did NOT ejaculate in my mouth. I only ingested pre-cum.... Read more »

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 Read more »