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Oral Risk Of Getting HIV

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HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,The HIV risk associated with oral sex is definitely a QTND (question that never dies). What we can say is that overall risk of HIV acquisition/transmission via oral sex is very low. An insertive partner has less risk than a receptive... Read more »

Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Oral Antiretroviral Reduces HIV Infection Risk in MSM by 44%, Study Finds

...sex with men has shown that a daily dose of Truvada, a pill containing the AIDS drugs emtricitabine and tenofovir, "can reduce risk of contracting [HIV] by an average of 44% -- and by more than 70% if the subjects" follow the regimen closely, ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of HIV Infection Attributable to Oral Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and in the Population of Men Who Have Sex With Men

...report fellatio are actually exposed to semen (35 percent), the PAR% will be considerably lower. "These data confirm that the risk of HIV infection attributable to fellatio among MSM and in the MSM population is especially low," the authors... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

More on Oral Sex and the Risk of HIV Transmission

...provide further evidence that oral sex can be a route of HIV transmission and suggest that penile piercings may increase this risk. Although the risk for HIV transmission through oral sex is difficult to determine (in large part because the mode... Read more »
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lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
...protected frottage with her. Also, I did not wash my penis after the oral - and immediately put on the condom I dont know her hiv/std status- so I am worried and wanted to ask the foll: 1) Is HIV transmission possible in this case-(I did not... Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or blood in her mouth nore on my penis after the incident but I was wondering even if some of those were present how much at risk would I be? how long should I wait to get tested. thank you guys for your help. Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
...contrast to a report by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, a new study shows receptive oral sex carries a very small risk of HIV transmission. The study is being conducted by researchers at the University of California at San... Read more »

just HOW low is the risk of HIV from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have read on the other forums from the doctors and experts replies have said countless number of times that the risk of HIV from unprotected oral sex is extremely, extremely low. And am wondering just how exactly low the risk is? I have... Read more »