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oral sex and hiv testingThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I RECENTLY GOT TESTED IN NOVEMBER FOR HIV AND I WAS NEGATIVE,i had no risky activities before this test so it was not a false negative. the only thing i have done since my last test isreceive a blowjob without a condom, is it worth me getting tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...risks of becoming infected with theHIV virus is extremely remote from exposure to saliva. This includes kissingand receiving oral sex. If a person is exposed to saliva, there is no needfor HIV testing. If you have any further questions, please... Read more »

Oral Sex HIV testing

Dear Doctor Kull,I have tried not sending you any questions because all of my qustions have been... Read more »
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...Docking Fingering Fisting Frottage or Rubbing Kissing Lap Dancing Male vs. Female Transmission Masturbation Menstruation Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend ... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...the actions taken against you), that put you at risk. Answer the following questions: Have you ever had vaginal, anal, or oral sex without a condom? Have you ever shared needles or syringes to inject drugs (including steroids or hormones)? ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...lubricants like Vaseline, oils, or creams can damage condoms and other latex barriers. Be sure to use water-based lubricants. Oral sex has some risk of transmitting HIV, especially if sexual fluids get in the mouth and if there are bleeding... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting semen in the body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it... Read more »
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ORAL SEX AND HIV TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I received unprotected oral sex (I am a male) from another male whose HIV status I did not know. I don't think he had any sores or blood in his mouth and I Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...So, I had an HIV scare in November 2007. I had unprotected oral sex with a guy (he went down on me, and I went down on him, but he didn't come). A few weeks after that I developed a bad cough and Read more »

college student... scared as hell

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...relationship with a friend of a friend who I met at a party. We never once had unprotected sex, but we did have unprotected oral sex. About a week and a half after our first encounter, I became very ill with a fatigue, fever and swollen tonsils... Read more »

worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had recieved oral sex a month ago ,I was tested for hiv, chlamydia and gonnera,syphillis and everything came back neg , today i notice some red dots Read more »