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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 of infection

Dear RyanI know that this subject must get played out but i have to ask because I think I might be falling into a depresion. You said that the odds of somone being infected from unprotected vaginal intercorse 1 time are low and that they are about...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The risk of getting infected through receiving oral sex is theoretical only, which means that it is practically zero. Even though HIV can be found in saliva, being exposed to the saliva of infected people does not cause infection. The quantities... 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 »
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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 »

What are my odds???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, I read this bulletin board quite often and now I need your advice. I'm married and have had protected vaginal sex with prostitutes, oral a few times unprotected. I cannot deal with the consequenses of possibly being hiv positive, so I... 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 that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »