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Oral Sex With No Protection Should I Get Test For HIV

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HELP - very scared (concerning oral sex risk) (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Hi Doctor, Thankyou for your help.If I were exposed, it would have been about 2 1/2 years ago, November/December of 2007. I am a heterosexual female and lost my virginity to someone with a very iffy past. We only had sex once, it was protected -...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to know" you are HIV positive???? No, absolutely not. In fact what you don't know in that situation could kill you. Delayed HIV diagnosis is still the number one cause of HIV morbidity and premature HIV-related mortality. Knowledge is power! If... Read more »

PCR/DNA testing for HIV & Oral Sex Question

Dear Dr. Frascino - What is your opinion of the PCR/DNA testing for HIV? I read where a person can... 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 »

Received un[protected oral, worried ouf my wits!

Posted by merrywell, 1 Reply
...Hi I received unprotected oral sex from 2 different guys of unknown HIV status(i'm a female). I did such a stupid thing and I hate myself for it. Anyway, am I at Read more »

INSERTIVE ORAL SEX

Posted by nightsunami, 3 Replies
...I HAVE TESTED 5 MONTS AND 3 WEEKS AGO FROM MY EXPOSITURE OF INSERTIVE ORAL SEX... ITS CONCLUSIVE THIS TEST??IM NEGATIVE Read more »

ORAL SEX...MY INFECTION

Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
...my groin. I was suffering a temperature of 103 and was listless. I decided to get myself off to the GUM and gave blood for a HIV test, thankfully the results were back the same day and I was negative ( June 16th 2005 ). I was elated and so very... Read more »