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Performing Oral Sex Scared To Get Tested

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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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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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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 »
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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 »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had oral sex peformed on me in april I tested negative in may and I looked at what test was performed and it wasnt the western blot test should Read more »

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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 to Death...Please help....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...specialist, but fear that I will seroconvert. My question is this, has anybody been diagnosed with hiv by performing unprotected oral sex on a woman?? Does anyone know of other causes of reoccuring swollen glands/sore throat? Please help,... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...any help for this question/problem. Seven weeks ago I had my 1st and only bisexual experience with another man. I performed oral sex on him with no ejaculation in my mouth. Of course, now I am scared to death! I have been in contact with this... Read more »