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Probabilities of getting HIV from cunninglus

Hi Ryan,You have mentioned in sevral of your answers that there have been few cases of HIV tranmission from a female to a male through cunninglus, and therefore the probabilities of getting infected is low. I might sound a bit wierd, but when you...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You shouldn't worry, but that does not mean that you are at zero risk for infection. Having mucous membrane (like the mouth) exposure to the fluids (blood,semen,vaginal secretions) of a person of unknown risk justifies HIV testing. However,... Read more »

Is it probable that I have HIV?

Three weeks ago i met a guy who was really hot. We eneded up hanging out for like 5 days and in a drug stupor i ended up making out with him, lip biting and body rubbing with our clothes on. At some point he asked me to give him a blowjob, and i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from the activities you describe (brief oral receptive sex) is extremely remote. The scratching episode would not be considered a risk. What I am concerned about is your "5 days in a drug stupor." You don't... Read more »

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 are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »

Dr. Horwath, Very Scared, Probably Unnecessarily - Please Help!

Hi Dr. Horwath - Please see if you have any words of wisdom for me... I can't think about anything else other than this situation.I had an unprotected oral sex encounter about five and a half weeks ago. Aside from kissing and touching, he gave...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I agree with the several health professionals, who told you that your risk is anywhere from low to nonexistent. The newer types of HIV tests used by many labs nowadays can detect HIV antidbodies in 3 to 4 weeks. However, you can be more certain of... Read more »
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Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please get on with your lives. There are those of us who have actually been exposed to semen... Read more »

What is the probability that I have HIV?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
I am a hypochondriac. Hypochondriac means health anxiety or health worry. Now I am worried about HIV... So, one day I heard from friends about his auntie got infected with HIV. That time, all i know abut HIV is that its deadly, so i got curious. I... Read more »

probably just me worrying needlessly but

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had unprotected sex a few times about a year ago with a few boys from my small suburban neighborhood. i didn't give it much thought until my mom started to read me an article about hiv/aids the other day. i suddenly freaked out intensely. i went... Read more »

Probability

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello folks! Have spent a few hours reading about 80 pages of posts over the last 6 months or so. Alot of people seem very informed and educated about aids on here so I was wondering if someone could kindly answer my question. I had drunken... Read more »