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Probability Of Getting HIV From Performing Oral Sex

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The Well Project

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 depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no
Ask the Experts

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 without...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...positive woman/negative guy. Please note the poz guy/neg gal scenario would present even less risk!Stay well.Dr. BobTonsils and Oral Sex (CUNNILINGUS)Sep 30, 2006 Dr. Frascino, You are definitely a person admirable character. I have just donated... 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 intercourse but I have continued to perform fellatio to get him aroused prior to putting the condom on him. How risky is this? Thank You
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...vagina, rectum, or mouth), there is a risk of transmission.The actual LIKELIHOOD of transmission is a different story.Performing oral sex on an HIV positive man does pose a risk, albeit small, for transmission. Most studies to date say that the... Read more »

Oral Sex and HIV

i have just stumbled on this site, and would like your opinion, on jan 1st 2006 i had protected vaginal sex with a prostitute, but i performed unprotected oral sex on her, before i performed she whiped her virgina and when performing oral sex i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The estimated statistical per-episode risk of 0.5 per 10,000 exposures for unprotected oral intercourse refers to fellatio (oral sex performed on a man), not cunnilingus. The cunnilingus figure would be much less. In fact, it's so small it's... Read more »

UGH!!!! The joys of oral sex

Hi there doctor - I recently performed oral sex on a male prostitute - there wasn't any pre-cum and he didn't achieve a full erection - what are the possibilties that I contracted HIV? Also, at the time, I was getting over a mild sore-throat. For...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Most studies to date show that the risk of transmission through performing oral sex on an HIV infected male is much lower than the risk of transmission through unprotected anal or vaginal sex. However, since transmission Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting semen in the body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...Devices Types of Condoms Using Condoms Prevent Condom Breakage Using Condoms During Oral Sex Condom Availability Using Dental Dams & Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...Sexual Routes of Transmission Sexually, the three main ways that HIV is transmitted are: vaginal sex anal sex oral sex (very low risk, see below) Vaginal and anal intercourse: For the receptive partner (the "bottom"), the... Read more »
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Unprotected oral is not risk-free!

Posted by SuperAnxious, 4 Replies
...Hi All, Technically I had several exposures due to unprotected oral sex, but the most recent one is probably consider the most risky: 1. 1st exposure on 2/28/09 I performed oral sex on a male with Read more »

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say By Emma Hitt, PhD ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely 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 wondering if you Read more »

Is Oral Sex Safe--NO!!!!

Posted by fdjk3, 2 Replies
...I just read "Study: HIV Infection from Receptive Oral Sex is Rare" http://www.thebody.com/bp/oct01/prev_conf.html It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand Read more »