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Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), but continue to resarch... Read more »

first case + from fellatio?

Posted by Anonymous
I am devastated after having unprotected insertive oral sex with a black prostitute 42 days ago.
first and the biggest stupid mistake I've done in my life.
She's gums were bleeding visible. I saw it after two minutes, stop and wash. No cuts or sores... Read more »

putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 9 Replies
I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a... Read more »

ARS from deep kissing and receiving fellatio

Posted by nmu91
About a month and a half ago I had a man kiss me and then perform fellatio on me. Within three days, I had night sweats, rash, muscle and joint aches, lymphadenopathy in my arms pits and it has progressed to include coating to my tongue, fingernail... Read more »

can I get STD from fellatio with no ejaculation

Posted by bullseye, 1 Reply
So I performed fellatio for about 20 seconds at the max and did not like it. It did not get to the point where he ejaculated. What are the chances of getting STDs? Read more »
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HIV risk through receiving fellatio

I recently received oral sex (fellatio) from a woman who is very liberal when it comes to sex. I used a made-in-Mexico condom (not the best quality). What are the risks?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
I say all this with the intent of helping you find answering that'll assist you in understanding you health and risk better:You really need to check your assumptions at the door!They are distracting you from the truth here. It doesn't... Read more »

HIV risk from Insertive Fellatio + Kissing

I am a virgin and occasionally use escorts for massage, kissing, receiving unprotected or protected oral sex. I had routine blood tests for HIV in Sep 2011 and Jan 2012, and both tests came out negative. I then visited two escorts (at the same...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I do not think that either of these situations were high-risk situations that warrant HIV testing. As the test counselor said, if you want to test at the 90 day mark for your peace of mind you can, but I do not think it is necessary.In... Read more »

the great fellatio debate

dr bobwhat do you think about the risks of performing oral sex on a man with respect to hiv infection? i personally feel its higher risk than is being made out to be. i also think its got nothing to do with cuts in the mouth, but rather seminal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Well actually the final verdict is still out, but my personal opinion is the direct opposite of yours. The risk of HIV infection associated with receptive oral sex (fellatio) has always been a hot topic.Early studies found no independent risk... Read more »

STDs related to receiving fellatio

Hi and Happy Holidays to everyone at "The Body". You are doing a fantastic job at both informing people on how to reduce their risk and stress when it comes to sex, an important part of life. My question is concerning one single episode of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Screening for STIs every time a person has a sexual encounter is definitely not recommended. This is especially true when an encounter is low-risk. If you begin to experience symptoms that might be indicative of an STI, see a doctor.STI screening on... Read more »
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U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Black Men Who Have Sex With Women, With Men, or With Men and Women: Implications for Intervention Development

The study authors compared demographics and sexual and drug risk behaviors among HIV-positive black men who have sex with women only, with men only, or with men and women as a way to assess differences among and between these groups. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men Have a 140-Fold Higher Risk for Newly Diagnosed HIV and Syphilis Compared With Heterosexual Men in New York City

The current study describes the population of men who have sex with men in New York City, comparing MSM demographics, risk behaviors, new HIV infections, and primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis rates with those of men who have sex with women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reducing HIV Risk Behavior of Men Who Have Sex With Men Through Persuasive Computing: Results of the Men's INTernet Study-II

In the United States and similar countries, men who have sex with men (MSM) continue to be the group at highest risk of HIV/AIDS. "As the Internet becomes popular for seeking sex, online interventions to reduce sexual risk are critical," noted the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Knowledge and Risk Factors Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

In 2001, more than 12,000 new HIV infections were reported in Vietnam. Sixty-six percent of the country's infections occur among intravenous drug users. Female commercial sex workers (CSWs) account for 4 percent of cases, while patients in STD... Read more »