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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 (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot...
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Pre-Cum (Magnetic Couple)

I was diagnosed as positve 8 months ago, and my new boyfriend is negative and doesn't think he knows a single positive person. I think I am more concerned than he is about what is totally safe and what is moderately safe.I precum a lot.What danger...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your new boyfriend doesn't know a single HIV-positive person??? Wow, where did you find your new studmuffin? The Baptist Sleep-Away Summer Camp?? No matter. You are now a "magnetic couple" (one poz, one neggie). As such I suggest you both read... Read more »

Pre-cum vs. cum

I have seen your posting on pre-cum that test have not been done to determine the amount of HIV present. Is it safe to say that pre-cum has less then cum or about the same. I realize both have some but what is the difference?Thank you,
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
No data, and it is not safe to say. Read more »

Always had safe sex

Dear Ben, I always had protected gay sex.Never left anybody to eyaculate "in me" Nonwithstanding I have been diagnosed HIV+. Is oral sex that dangerous? is it that anal sex without condom is also dangerous even if there is no eyaculation?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post and sorry to hear about your diagnosis.The common myth is that penile insertion without ejaculation is safe-- wrong. Pre-cum has virus in it, albeit less in total that the ejaculate. Oral insertion is usually quite safe, but... Read more »

Please answer, I am trying to get thru this

I will be brief. TS escort encounter. The escort just danced around for me and I masturbated. While I was doing this the escort crawled over me (like a 69 type thing). The escort didn't perform oral on me, however as they crawled over me their...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tried to be Safe,The HIV risk from the tranny dancer crawling over you "like a 69 thing" and having his/her tallywhacker whack you in the face is nonexistent. Testing is not warranted. However, if you remain concerned, despite my reassurance,... Read more »
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precum-safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had sex with a guy and we always used condoms. I am HIV negative and normally very careful. We had sex with a condom, but used precum from his penis to lubricate my anus. A few days later he told me that he's actually positive and didnt... Read more »

Precum and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I got HIV at the end of August. I had unprotected sex with someone who told me he was "safe". The interesting thing is that he never came in me. There was only precum. In fact, he never came at all. The sad thing is, two weeks later I had sex... Read more »

Oral sex with precum

Posted by cman3312, 2 Replies
Hi about 2 weeks ago I met a 22 yearold gay latino man from culver city, ca (LA by the airport) on craigslist. He said he was "clean and safe" and we engaged in mutal oral sex WITHOUT ejaculation. I didn't see any sores or markes or rashes on his... Read more »

Not So Safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone here know if a tongue and Prince Albert piercing would put me at greater risk for transmission of HIV. I have had 5 instances of either or both insertive and receptive oral sex. However, the most I may have been exposed to when giving... Read more »