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Odds Of Getting HIV Performing Oral Sex

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What are the odds of getting HIV after having Protected sex?

I recently had protected sex with a prostitute. She gave me oral with a condom on and had intercourse for about 5 minutes. I want to know what are the real chances of me getting the virus? Also, how long I should wait to have unprotected sex with my...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No risk as the vaginal sex was protected (condom used and did not break). DW... Read more »

I'm infected with HIV & I was performing only unprotected oral sex

Hello everybody,it won't be a question just a warning - please don't trust anyone saying... Read more »

Men performing oral sex on female with mouth cuts is the inserter or receptor?

I am a 55 yr. old male.I have been irresponsible over the last few years by frequenting the... Read more »
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First time getting oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Yesterday a friend of mine, a lady friend performed oral on me. I was not wearing a condom. I did not cum and didn't see any blood on my penis. Could I be at risk?

She says Im paranoid about HIV and other STDs and that she is clean. Read more »

How safe is performing oral sex now??? HELP!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all,

If I'm HIV+, how safe is it to perform oral sex on an HIV- guy? Sometime I give him pretty intense oral and his penis has been cut (a little bleeding) ... does that make a difference? Or is the only concern being him coming into contact with... Read more »

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 »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »