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Probability Of Getting HIV From Having Sex During Period

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The Well Project

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

...mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in ashort period of time. Taking Care of Yourself Any type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of HIVtransmission. While the risk of becoming infected through unprotected oral sexis lower than that...
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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exams. I also tested at a year becasue there appears to be a lot of mix messages out there on testing,,,some say the window period is 3 month, some say 6 month and some even say that there have been cases where individuals have tested positive... Read more »

Oral sex from HIV positive. (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010)

Dear Dr Bob, I have posted a question before, but now as i have update on the situation i am posting again hoping it will not disturb. I received a blowjob from a guy who after told me that he was HIV positive. I in the same night a few hours before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very low risk for HIV transmission. See below. If your partner was on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that had driven his HIV plasma viral Read more »

Please post this (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

because it is rarely asked (actually often asked but rarely posted). I gave a BJ and got cum in my mouth (all other posts claim no cum in mouth). No straight guy question about lap dances, but a real risk. What are my risks of HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating").Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in a short period of time.Taking Care of YourselfAny type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of HIV... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...with the news, it may suddenly hit you all over again. Normal Feelings The first step in getting through this difficult period is to understand that these feelings are normal responses to your diagnosis. Ignoring them will not make them go... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...the mouth are more protective than those in the anus/rectum or vagina and fluids generally don't remain in the mouth for long periods of time (they are swallowed or spit out). There are, however, a few documented cases where it appears that HIV... Read more »
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She gets her results Tuesday

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...scared, I had asked her a personal question on how long ago was her last sex partner before me and i tried to explain the window period and she just blew up and hung up on me. Im not having problems with my sore throat anymore which the doctor... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...community successfully promoted and practiced safe sex practices, which reduced the number of infections dramatically over a period of ten years. With antiretroviral therapies and fewer deaths associated with these treatments, many gay people... Read more »

oral sex question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Ok I keep reading that a lot of people are concerned about the risk of transmission of HIV through oral sex. Both getting and giving. DO any of you know of anyone that has become infected through oral sex? I am just Read more »

Oral sex facts

Posted by SteveR
...amount of oral sex you have with people who may be HIV positive. Some evidence suggests that sucking a lot of partners in a short period of time may raise the risk of transmission, particularly if you are using drugs that reduce sensation. The... Read more »