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Is 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 »

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... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Issues Fact Sheet on Oral Sex and HIV Transmission

... The CDC has released a fact sheet informing people that there is some risk of transmitting HIV to others through oral sex, even though it is much lower than the risk of transmission from vaginal or anal intercourse, the Lakeland Ledger 's "... 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 »
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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 »

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 Read more »

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? 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 »