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Positive Women With Yeast And Hiv Performing Oral

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 ,2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have...
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Poz male performing oral sex on a Neg woman (Cunnilingus)

I am a positive man about to have sex with a woman for the first time since my diagnosis last year. I'm nervous as hell. Yes, she knows my status. We agree to all the safer sex practices, (no way is the head of my penis entering anything...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The HIV-transmission risk for cunnilingus (poz guy, neg gal) is so remote that it's essentially nonexistent, barring extenuating circumstances. I'll repost some questions from the archives related to cunnilingus. Some of the... Read more »

Men performing oral sex on female with mouth cuts is the inserter or receptor?

I am a 55 yr. old male.I have been irresponsible over the last few years by frequenting the service of prostitutes. I had always used latex condoms for intercourse. However, I received and performed oral sex with this population of women.I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello N,The risk of HIV transmission from oral sex is extremely low. Your fears, even with your tongue problems, are unwarranted. Your new girlfriend's lung infection and fatigue are not worrisome for HIV. What are your chances of being HIV... Read more »

Can I get HIV from performing oral sex on a woman?

I am a woman who had my first experience with another woman and I perfromed only oral sex on her. Can I get HIV from this experience....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Cunnilingus carries an extremely low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q213246.html">Cunnilingus and a bleeding lip.. (CUNNILINGUS, 2011)Jan 27,... Read more »

Oral care for HIV positive women

I am the community dental hygienist for our region. I have just been honored with the request to be the dental representative for a committee on HIV positive women's issues. Are there spacific oral concerns for HIV positive women? There seem...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
For the most part, there are no differences in the oral health care of HIV+ women vs HIV+ males. The few exceptions would be occurrence of certain lesions, such as Kaposi's sarcoma, which is more frequently seen in men.For a comprehensive... Read more »
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Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi. I had unprotected sex with a man last October. He didn't ejaculate, and we also had oral sex. I tested negative at 6 weeks, and at 3 months. I am going out of my mind with worry waiting to get tested at 6 months, the reason being that I am now... Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »

Yeast infection/HIV within 4 months?

Posted by OnAQuest, 2 Replies
I may have possibly been exposed to HIV numerous times within a four month period. I began seeing someone in January. We were together until April 25th. In Feb I got a yeast infection. It cleared up with treatment just fine. April 8th I got another... Read more »

Performed Oral on a girl who was on her period

Posted by ThinkingPositive, 1 Reply
About a month ago, I drank too much one night and ended up blacking out. The last thing I remember however is starting to hook up with this girl who I have met a few times. We started out aggressively kissing then I proceeded to go down on her.... Read more »