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On may 28, 1999 you answered a question that dealt with the odds of getting hiv infection with anal or oral sex, unportected vaginal sex was not mentioned. What would be the odds of getting the virus from someone of unknown sero status from a one...
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
These are unanswerable questions. There are statistics based on lots of assumptions. The odds range from 0-100%. For people that had one exposure and became infected (and it happens), it's 100%.MH... Read more »

Odds for a Top Guy

Dear Ryan,Thanks for your great work, patience and keen insight. Im a gay male who enjoys receiving oral sex from other men (rarely use a condom); I also enjoy being a top and always use a condom- these are really my only practices. Given the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I think it's great that you are seeing a therapist to talk about your sex life and feelings surrounding that. I encourage you to keep talking with your therapist because it can take some time before you begin to understand yourself and your... Read more »

Odd question for ya Doc.

I want to start off by saying you do an amazing job for people like me all over the world and I thank you for that! My situation goes like this... I am a 29 yr old straight male, who travels a lot for work. One of the nights we had off I ended up at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unprotected insertive vaginal sex, even brief unprotected insertive vaginal sex, places you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Unprotected oral sex carries only a very low risk for HIV acquisition/transmission. That your geriatric... Read more »

Mixed Status Infection Odd's

Dear Dr. Bob,I have read many of your answers on this site for the past 4 years. Not only are they informative with basic information, they provide many of us with the type of treatment that goes beyond just taking HAART medications. Your honesty,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear your relationship is not working out. Unfortunately I strongly doubt facts and figures related to estimated statistical risk are going to be at all helpful in resolving this problem.Your young buck has a lot to deal with... Read more »
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Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

Odds?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Four weeks ago I had unprotected anal intercourse (I was receptive). His HIV status is unknown. Let's assume that he's positive though. I'm not going to go over all the stress I've been going through. The only so-called symptom that I've had has... Read more »

what are the Odds ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello I had unsafe sex with a person who doesnt know if they have HIV+ what are the odds that I can get HIV+ from one sex exposure ?

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