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Is Swallowing Safe

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"Is it possible to make HIV+ semen safe to swallow?"

My HIV positive partner and I would enjoy it if I could swallow his semen, even if it was not immediately upon his ejaculation. I realize this is an unusual question, but is there any way that we could make his semen safe for me to ingest? ...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,The most direct way, though not necessarily easy to achieve in all cases, is for your HIV+ partner to work to reduce his viral load to an undetectable level. It's been shown that the risk is negligible to transmit HIV... Read more »

is it safe to swallow? --(procrit --- NOT oral sex question.....but wanted to get your attention)

Hey There Dr. Bob,I'm HIV+, anemic and would like to consider taking Procrit. I heard you talk... Read more »

swallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009)

hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assured... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

Beth Dillon of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) most recent work focuses on determining the risk of oral sex transmission of HIV. But Beth was surprised this issue made front-page news. Her findings are far from the irresponsible headline... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: PEPFAR Hasn't Achieved Country-Ownership Yet

"I can buy result-based accountable approach and engagement of all sectors and might even be sold on the idea of good governance. But I am sorry, I can't swallow the idea that PEPFAR exemplifies the principles of country-ownership," according to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japan: Online Novel Teaches Young Brazilians Safe Sex

Communicating safe sex messages to young Brazilians living in Japan is the goal of a new project by the Tokyo-based nonprofit Assistance Service for Brazilians in Japan (ASBJ). In May, ASBJ began posting online a Portuguese translation of the... Read more »
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swallowed semen

Posted by micmax
I recently had a sexual experience that ended in swallowing a small amount of my partners semen (it was outside the body for approxmiately 10-15 seconds before I came in contact with it). My sexual partners HIV status is unknown to me.

He is very... Read more »

swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies
i ve been experiencing difficulty in swallowing for 2 months now, i don't have a sore throat at all, i am not sick, i feel very healthy, i only have this problem i feel like someone is pushing on my neck.
i also have sollen tonsil for 3 months now,... Read more »

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv??
Thanks all..
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Swallowing Cum

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
High risk or low risk? I am gay and have a lover who is married and we have been having an affair for a little over 2 years and he uses a condom for anal but now I have started swallowing his cum during oral sex. Read more »