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Performing Oral Sex Afraid I Have 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
...negligible category. Your statistics are off. The estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive oral sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated statistical risk... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...intercourse: This puts both partners at risk, but HIV is transmitted from men to women much more easily than from women to men. Oral sex: This can be risky for the person performing it, particularly if he or she swallows semen, vaginal... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...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... Read more »
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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...past year. He has brought total joy into my life. How often should I get tested for HIV? We practice safer sex, except during oral sex. I am an HIV-negative female. My boyfriend has been HIV positive for 20 years and his viral load is... Read more »
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Scared

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Last week I had sex with a prostitute. She performed oral sex on me with no condom and we had intercourse with a condom. I am a male and i am afraid i might have HIV, i dont think i have Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...can you get hiv from someone performing oral sex on you?I had an encounter in april and tested ngeative in may and then I had someone perform oral on me again a week ago and Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had unprotected oral sex pefromed on me almost a month ago and im scared that i might get hiv. im very nervous and I want to throw up because my nerves Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know that the risk is small so they say. I know alot of guys that suck all the time. they never seem to get anything. Is it really that safe? Read more »