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Oral Sex HIV Transmission Rate

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HIV Transmission rate

Hello DR. Fawcett, I wanted to get your opinion on what are my actual risks for infection may be? I have been with my boyfriend for two years now. I myself am a gay male and I have been tested for HIV several times before and I am always panicking...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

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Hi there,Thanks for writing in. The incident of unprotected anal sex was higher risk, but you tested negative for that encounter. The risk of HIV transmission was low during the other hookups. Oral sex is not an effective route of transmission for... Read more »

how risky is oral sex hiv transmission?

how risky is oral sex transmission of hiv if im a man and im the receptive?what takes tha hiv to... Read more »

oral sex transmission (DOCUMENTED ORAL SEX TRANSMISSION, 2010)

Amazing Doc,How many cases of HIV infection through oral sex did you face in your professional... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Significant Increase in Testing Rates for Sexually Transmissible Infections Following the Introduction of an Anal Cytological Screening Program, Targeting HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors undertook the current study to determine whether the introduction of an anal cytology screening program (ACSP) targeting HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) had an effect on the rates of sexually transmissible infection (STI)... Read more »
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Hormonal Contraception: HIV Transmission and Progression Rates

Hormonal contraception (HC) is used widely -- an estimated 14 million women in sub-Saharan Africa use either injectable or oral hormonal contraception -- yet the impact on HIV remains unresolved despite twenty years of research. Two oral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China AIDS Rate Slows, Main Transmission Now Sex

Today in Beijing, Health Minister Chen Zhu said "the AIDS epidemic in China continues to spread, but at a slower rate." In 2007, the country will have an estimated 50,000 new HIV infections, down from 70,000 in 2005. China's total HIV/AIDS cases... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HCV Transmission Rate Higher Among MSM With HIV

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) prospectively followed 5,310 men who have sex with men (MSM) enrolled in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. The participants were men with HIV infection and men at risk for HIV. All the participants... Read more »
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Oral Transmission rate?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was the giver of oral stimulation to a dancer at a club, are there any statitics of transmission rate for oral being the giver then the reciever. whats a good day to test, 25 days, 45 days or just a 90 day? Thanks in advance

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Oral sex and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
What is the transmission rate for HIV+ women getting oral sex without protection? Contact was made for about 5 minutes...

Thank you!

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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

By Emma Hitt, PhD
ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely to transmit HIV (news - web sites) infection, according to findings from a small study... Read more »

HIV Infection Through Oral Sex

Posted by MattD, 2 Replies
Hello!

I'm here to get some information regarding HIV transmission rates through Oral sex. About 3-4 weeks ago I gave unprotected oral sex to a man. He did not ejaculate into my mouth. This same instance repeated with the same man about 2 weeks ago.... Read more »