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Is Insertive Oral Sex Safe

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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 mild allergy to latex condoms. symptoms include( slight burning sensation or irritation on shaft of my penis and discomfort on area below my stomach)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...time and become severe. I suggest you use polyurethane rather than latex condoms. (See below.)Be well.Dr. BobLATEX ALLERGY AND SAFE SEXDec 7, 2005 Dear Dr. Bob,this question is mostly for safe sex practices rather than HIV. Recently, had done a... Read more »

Female Oral SexThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Can a woman who receives oral sex from an HIV infected person contract the disease? What are the... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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 »

Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
...when i was installing it in order to make safe sex and i thank my god that it never break.... But the problem is that i did oral sex many times to many women which is well known as "Cunnilingus" (i was sucking their vagin) and i was inserting my... Read more »

insertive oral sex

Posted by PSBOY, 5 Replies
...Somebody knows, if insertive oral sex in one men is infectious for the inserrtive partner. One friend gave to me oral sex, for a half minute, I went to the bathroom Read more »

Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Is anyone here willing to tell me (us) if they were infected by giving oral sex to a man or woman? If so, how often did you/do you engage in that kind of sex? Any responses would be appreciated. Read more »