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Is Receiving Head Safe

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Receiving Head

Good Evening, Dr. Frascino, I am writing this because I am worried sick about an incident that happened with my co-worker today. I got head from her in her car for about 10 seconds and she only sucked on the top part. To begin with, I am very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Received Oral Sex Through A "Jolly Hole"

I am a heterosexual male. Sometime this past summer (June, July, or August...I don't recall),... Read more »

I just received your formal "thank-you" letter in my mail. BAD NEWS

Doc, i just take a Clamidia test and came positive.Now im thinking the worst for HIV.How its... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Head of South Africa's Independent Democrats Party Receives HIV/AIDS Activist Award From Canadian Volunteer Group

The Toronto-based not-for-profit volunteer group South African Women for Women on Sunday awarded Patricia de Lille, head of South Africa's Independent Democrats party, its HIV/AIDS Activist Award for her work to combat the disease in South Africa,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survival Rates Among HIV-Positive People Who Receive Lab Tests Similar to People Who Do Not Receive Tests, Study Finds

Survival rates among HIV-positive people who undergo routine viral load and CD4+ T cell counts were nearly the same as those who do not receive the tests, according to a study published on Friday in the journal Lancet , the CP/Google.com reports ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tobias Rescinds Document Requiring Groups Receiving Money Through Global Fund to Oppose Commercial Sex Work

U.S. Ambassador Randall Tobias, head of the State Department 's Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator , has rescinded a CDC document issued last week that would have required not-for-profit groups receiving money through the Global Fund to Fight... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Council Member Recommends Eliminating HIV, Syphilis Test Requirements for Marriage Licenses

Washington, D.C., council member Phil Mendelson (D), head of the Committee on Public Safety and the Judiciary, recently recommended eliminating a provision from a marriage bill that would require couples applying for marriage licenses to be tested... Read more »
Connect With Others

How Safe Is Safe?

Posted by dancin_man, 4 Replies
I am newly diagnosed gay male who is trying to navigate his way through dealing with this process. Obviously testing positive brings up a whole array of issues dealing with sex, and I wanted to use this forum to raise my issues/questions, and get... Read more »

Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please get on with your lives. There are those of us who have actually been exposed to semen... Read more »

Received Positive Results Back Today

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Well, I'm a 29-year-old guy that received a call today from my doctor that I tested positive. The blood test was for an unrelated problem, and I casually agreed to throw on the HIV test since it had been about a year since my last test. After I... Read more »

Receiving HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to get HIV, or even Genatil Warts from just getting an erection and then secreting semen [no parnets, no body else, just yourself and on the bed]. Is there a big difference in getting Genatil Warts, then there is with HIV or AIDS? ... Read more »