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Performing Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV

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oral sex and hiv?

I received oral sex twice without using a condom, but i used a condom when having vaginal sex and when performing oral sex, should i be worried about hiv transmission, how high is my risk?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...What you have described is a very low risk encounter. The recent evidence of oral transmission showed that those performing oral intercourse were at risk for sero-conversion, not the receiving participant. Does this mean there is no risk... Read more »

I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable,... 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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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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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

... Read Part One of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 3, 2010. Panic Attack: AIDS Anxiety in HIVers -- "The Worried-Sicks" Recently I received the following post from "Apollo." It graphically demonstrates an AIDS-related Read more »
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Oral Transmission Questions

Posted by Anonymous
...About a year ago I performed oral sex on a woman and became worried about HIV. I used the Home Access test at 3.5 months, and tested negative. How accurate is the Read more »

Oral Sex on a Woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I recently performed oral sex on a woman, and am very worried I have contracted HIV. The exposure was about 70 days ago, and I have had a bad headache for Read more »

worried about oral sex exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, Someone Please Help. I'm a male who performed oral sex on this guy and was exposed to pre-cum only. Shortly after (a few days) I began to have every symptom of ARS over the next few Read more »

Testing or not?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of a male getting infected with HIV from receiving unprotected oral sex from a partner of unknown status? Does it make any difference whether a male or female performs the oral sex? Should I be worried Read more »