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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"
It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand experience that this is not true. I got HIV through oral sex. For... Read more »

how safe is oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
3 months ago i had oral sex with a girl, we used protection in the vaginal sex but not in the oral ... how possible could i be infected?
please email me...i need to....

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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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How safe is performing oral sex now??? HELP!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all,

If I'm HIV+, how safe is it to perform oral sex on an HIV- guy? Sometime I give him pretty intense oral and his penis has been cut (a little bleeding) ... does that make a difference? Or is the only concern being him coming into contact with... Read more »

how safe is safe sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

I've read on reliable websites ( that using a latex condom is 98-100 effective in preventing HIV infection. Has anyone ever been infected with HIV after having protected sex where there was no break or slips in the condom? Is it safe to... Read more »
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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yep! They aren't very tasty, however. In fact they kind of taste like my mother-in-law's "gourmet" chicken. There are a variety of flavored condoms you might want to try out to make his banana actually taste like a banana.... Read more »

how safe is oral sex?

If i perform oral sex on my new girlfriend how safe is it for me (I know it's safe for her 'cos I'm confident i have no infections)I don't know much about her sexual history...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The bottom line is that there are only a few cases documented by the CDC that demonstrate HIV transmission to a person performing oral sex on a woman. This is the best evidence that the risk of transmission through cunnilingus is very low.This means... Read more »

Is there such a thing as safe Oral Sex

I met this man and I proceeded to lick the shaft of his penis and testicles since I did not have a condom I did not go any where near the head of his penis and then he proceeded to give me oral sex. Would you consider me at risk for HIV? Did I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Think of the model for HIV transmission and you could easily answer this question yourself. Infected fluids need to come into contact with mucous membranes or the bloodstream to cause infection. If you didn't get fluids in your mouth, I... Read more »

Safe Oral sex

I will be in bangkok for 3 days and have had urge to check into a massage parlor which offers "happy ending". I will absolutely be avoiding intercourse however have thought about potentially getting a handjob or blowjob with a condom. Is...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Handjobs without a condom and Blowjobs with a condom aren't going to be risky for STDs. So have a fun time with the happy endings!Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »
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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist: How Safe Is Safe?

Helen C. Koenig, M.D., M.P.H. Q: I am in a relationship with an HIV-positive man with an undetectable viral load. I am negative. We refrain from oral and anal sex. Last night while masturbating some of his semen got on my hand and I had an... Read more »

iPrEx Welcomes CDC's Bangkok Tenofovir Study Showing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Is Safe and Effective for HIV Prevention in Injection Drug Users

Oral PrEP is a critically important HIV prevention tool that can play a significant role in reducing individual infection risk and helping to end the epidemic. Today's news, that PrEP prevents HIV among people whose primary infection risk is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safe Sex on TV: Some Teen Shows Neglect Protection -- POZ, January/February Issue

The January/February issue of POZ magazine ranks several television shows aimed at young audiences on whether their storylines involve preventing STDs or unwanted pregnancy. On a scale of one to 10 condoms (one being the lowest), "Glee" got the... Read more »