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Oral Sex On A Woman And Possible HIV Exposure

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of...
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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...much more about this controversy and conundrum in the archives of this forum.Regarding the HIV transmission/acquisition risk of oral sex, I do not agree with the information given by the counselor. See below.Dr. BobPlease post this (TRANSMISSION... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Unprotected receptive oral sex with a poz partner carries a low risk for acquiring HIV. If the poz partner is taking effective combination antiretroviral therapy, Read more »

Sick of Oral Sex Questions (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010)

Dr. Bob: I am an Emergency Room doctor, last week I had someone asked me wither being the insertive partner of oral sex (getting sucked) is a risk for HIV, I said no. Some of my colleagues said yes, we decided to debate this out like academics (I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...there is room for debate, I do not personally believe we can "just come to the consensus that there is no risk from insertive oral sex." See below. However, there is indeed consensus regarding some of your other scenarios: the barman with a cut... Read more »

Please post this (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

because it is rarely asked (actually often asked but rarely posted). I gave a BJ and got cum in my mouth (all other posts claim no cum in mouth). No straight guy question about lap dances, but a real risk. What are my risks of HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Actually it's been asked and answered numerous times. We have an entire chapter devoted to oral sex in the archives. Check it out!The CDC's estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive oral Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...Sexual Routes of Transmission Sexually, the three main ways that HIV is transmitted are: vaginal sex anal sex oral sex (very low risk, see below) Vaginal and anal intercourse: For the receptive partner (the "bottom"), the... 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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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old woman who lives in South Africa were HIV is not really discussed in great depth and status isnt really discolsed. The... Read more »

oral sex question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Quick queestion I'm a little worried, I'm a male and I received unprotected oral sex for about 5 min to completion about 2 weeks ago, and 7 days after the incident I came down with a cold which I'm starting to Read more »

Oral Sex on a Woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I recently performed oral sex on a woman, and am very worried I have contracted HIV. The exposure was about 70 days ago, and I have had a bad headache for Read more »

Encounter with prostitute, is it safe to date?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with a prostitute. She is a woman who gives massages and provides sexual services. She gave me a massage and then PROTECTED oral sex. No fluid exchange. An old girlfriend gave me a call tonight and we have a date this week. If I want to be... Read more »