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Oral sex and STD (ORAL SEX AND STDs)

The truth is that most of my friends don't even think of oral sex as sex and is no good talking with them about this subject - Im really ignorant about this: what's the likelihood of getting AIDS or other diseases with oral sex?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your friends don't think of oral sex as sex??? Hmm . . . one wonders how they would classify it. Penis Popsicle high-protein snack, perhaps? To get an answer to your Read more »

oral sex/std/hiv

Hi dr bob, your doing a magnificent work for everyone & a great example to all of us. My query is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Venereal Disease on the Rise Via Unsafe Gay Oral Sex

...syphilis infections among men -- rates not seen since the early 1980s -- indicate gay Australians are unaware of the STD risks of oral sex, sexual health experts say. There were 405 gonorrhea cases in the first quarter of 2006, according to the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) . Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »
The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
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Oral sex STD

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
...OK so after 8 months do you all think Im all clear of having to worry about herpes, or other std's not including HIV? I have never had sexual contact with anyone besides one bj from a friend of mine in May. I have not fuffered Read more »

Do I Have an STD from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...known by now. The girl said she is clean and said I could go to the doctor with her to prove it. So I wanna know do I have an STD or is this just from compulsive masturbation? Keep in mind Im still a virgin and it doesn't burn when I pee or... Read more »

testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
...Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop... Read more »