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Percent Chance Of Hiv From Oral Sex

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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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hiv+ and hiv- prevention

I am falling in love with someone who is hiv positive and i am hiv negative. we are two males. I am thinking about a long term relationship with him but am afraid of getting hiv. sometimes my gums bleed after flossing and i was wondering if i can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you use a condom for sex, it would be essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail.Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission. Exact estimated-risk statistics for your unique situation are... Read more »

Time to set safe sex straight! (COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET, 2011)

Dear Dr Bob, I am so thankful you are here but its time to set people like me straight! I have just had oral sex with an unknown individual at a bathhouse.I have had similar scares before but very lucky! Why I keep putting myself through this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Why don't we just say oral sex is not safe??? Good question. Actually, that is what I have been saying for years but with appropriate qualifying statements Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and rectum is extremely thin and is filled with small blood vessels that can be easily injured during intercourse. Unprotected oral sex with someone who has HIV. There are far fewer cases of HIV transmission attributed to oral sex than to either... Read more »

can HPV be transmitted thru oral sex?

a potential partner has just found out she is hpv positive.can i get hpv if we have oral sex? I'm a 28 year old female and i believe beyond the age requirement for the vaccine...i am not going to stop seeing this girl because of this recent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from getting vaccinated, despite being 28 years old.Good luck.Dr. BobHPVJun 3, 2007 can i transfer hpv to my partner through oral sex, woman to woman? Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, First off, HPV really doesn't care if the action is... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...There are no documented cases of HIV being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums. For... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

...European Journal of Epidemiology , 9:339-340. 1991: Lifson, R., et al; HIV seroconversion in two homosexual men after receptive oral intercourse with ejaculation; American Journal of Public Health , 80: 1509-1510. 1991: Clifford, L.; HIV... Read more »
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worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these symptoms(in particular the... Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
...Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex New research estimates possibility of infection somewhere between 0-2 percent by Eric Erickson ATLANTA - In contrast to Read more »

please anwer me, oral sex with HIV+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...doctor also said the risk to be infected very low. i would like ask you more details about my circumstance. i am receiving oral sex. she lick my penis in 10 seconds. i touch on my penis, it stick her savila. i did not see blood. after that, she... Read more »

re: Help me, oral sex with HIV+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...11 days before, i made an oral sex with a girl without protection, then i ejected into her mouth, maybe around 1 miniute. 2 days later, i had doubts, so i took Read more »