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Performing Oral Sex Risk Of Getting AIDS

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Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives. We have a whole chapter dedicated to oral sex (or high-protein snacks, if you wish). Briefly, there are different levels of risk, depending on the STD and the type of oral sex. For instance, STDs that cause sores and blisters (like... Read more »

oral sex and hiv?

I received oral sex twice without using a condom, but i used a condom when having vaginal sex and... Read more »

Oral sex w/o ejaculation, risk?

Several months ago we found out that my husband has AIDS. We use a condom every time we have... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Thoughts About Women and Oral Sex After Visiting the NYC Sex Museum

...make a sex toy out of a bar of soap ... or your cell phone? As I was walking through the museum, I saw lots of references to oral sex. There was information on oral sex between animals, oral sex between humans and even a Japanese anime video in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? Are patients in a health care setting at risk of getting HIV? Have people been... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
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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 Read more »

First time getting oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...lady friend performed oral on me. I was not wearing a condom. I did not cum and didn't see any blood on my penis. Could I be at risk? She says Im paranoid about HIV and other STDs and that she is clean. Read more »

What is low risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...know what is considered low risk as far as hiv is concerned. I know unprotected vaginal and anal sex is high risk. I know that oral sex is less risky but what is less risky. Is oral sex low risk then? The question might sound stupid but... 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 »