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Painful Red Spots After Receiving Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV

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Please ease my worry after receiving oral sex

Hi Ryan,I recently recieved oral sex from a sex worker. I wore a condom which I'm sure didn't break. I was feeling quite guilty the day after and stupidly read a lot of material on the Internet about oral sex and any risks. This...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You're not wasting my time, but maybe you're wasting your own by worrying too much about this. You are not at risk for infection when you engage in insertive oral sex with a condom on. Unless you had a deep, fresh wound on your penis that... Read more »

few red spot got me really worried. is this hiv rash?

i was given blowjob two weeks ago. yesterday i noticed two small red spots on my skin.they were... Read more »

Red spot and oral sex?

Hello Dr. BobFirst off, I would like to thank you for being such a positive presence on the web and... Read more »
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The Truth about Receiving Oral Sex

Posted by worried815
Ok, I posted this question below as part of another post, but what is the truth about receiving oral sex? Is there really basically no risk of HIV from recieving oral sex? Jackie says no risk (thank you again Jackie for your reply), and I want so... Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not notice any cold... 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 risk for getting HIV? Is testing even medically necessary? the forum on medhelp.org... Read more »

Received Oral Sex With Sore on Penis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know that this sounds completely typical as I am probably just worried-well, but what is the likelihood of contracting HIV from receiving unprotected oral sex with a sore on my penis due to excessive masturbation? I called the CDC hotline and was... Read more »