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Is It Possible To Get HIV From Oral

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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 depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected
Ask the Experts

HIV From Oral Sex?

Is it possible to contract HIV though Oral sex, male/female?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Yes. There is an ago old debate about the likelihood and certainly there are factors (viral load of the person with HIV, the susceptibility of the person without HIV infection, sores on the genitals/in the mouth) that can influence this risk;... Read more »

risks of HIV with oral sex/ cunnilingus

Doctor ,I am male and had oral sex or cunnilingus with my former girlfriend last January 16, 2006 . I had a tiny sore on my lower lip so I gargled before I went down on her. I also just licked her on the clitoris and did not go down on her vagina...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Unless you have reason to believe that she had just recently acquired HIV infection prior to your contact with her, then she is not infected with HIV. There is therefore no risk of HIV transmission Read more »

HIV+, Doing Coke, & Having Unprotected Oral Sex

My partner & I were both diagnosed HIV+ a few months ago. I haven't been put on meds yet, but my partner has begun therapy. He dosen't have insurance and could not get further testing done to determine his viral again. They played it safe and put...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...new reality as an HIV-positive guy, cohabitating with this unwanted and dangerous intruder virus. Work closely with your HIV/AIDS specialist. Now is the time to focus on staying healthy. Don't feel trapped or discouraged. I've been positive since... Read more »

HIV/AIDS oral sex

Some years ago I mastered the art of sucking my own cock.I sucked it a few times.Now I am worried if I have AIDS due to it.Can AIDS spread only from an infected person or can AIDS just be formed when you have oral sex with your own cock?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,No, you cannot get HIV/AIDS from tonguing your own tallywacker. What you can get, however, is a high-paying contract with any number of adult film companies.You Read more »
Articles
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Special Proteins Provide Possible Explanation Why Oral Transmission of HIV Is Uncommon

...note the following citation: Quinones-Mateu, M., et. al. Human epithelial b-defensins 2 and 3 inhibit HIV-1 replication, AIDS 2003, vol. 17, no. 16. F-39-F48. Back to the STEP Ezine Volume 1, Issue 53 contents page . Read more »
The Body PRO

Intermittent Oral PrEP May Be as Effective as Daily Oral PrEP for Prevention of Rectal HIV Transmission, Macaque Study Suggests

...and read his explanation of a study he presented at CROI 2009. My name is Gerardo Garcia-Lerma. I work in the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I'm pleased to discuss the research that we... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Calls on Roche to Reduce Cost of Oral Antibiotic to Prevent Blindness Among People With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

...valganciclovir at a reduced cost in developing countries to help prevent a virus that can cause blindness among people living with HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. Cytomegalovirus retinitis -- which can cause blindness within three to six months in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of Getting Infected With... Read more »
Connect With Others

worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...4 weeks ago I had unprotected oral(I was the receiver) with a girl. 2 weeks later I started getting back and neck pains. Plus regularly feeling mildly sick. Read more »

hiv through one oral sex experience?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had oral sex once 5 weeks ago and have never had any other kind of sex. I went down on the girl for about 5 seconds and she gave me a Read more »

Possibility ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My friend told me that u can get hiv from oral sex alone. is he correct ? Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
...Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex New research estimates possibility of infection somewhere between 0-2 percent by Eric Erickson ATLANTA - In contrast Read more »