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Receiving Oral Sex And Possible HIV Exposure

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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
...much more about this controversy and conundrum in the archives of this forum.Regarding the HIV transmission/acquisition risk of oral sex, I do not agree with the information given by the counselor. See below.Dr. BobPlease post this (TRANSMISSION... 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... Read more »

Sick of Oral Sex Questions (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010)

Dr. Bob: I am an Emergency Room doctor, last week I had someone asked me wither being the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...the actions taken against you), that put you at risk. Answer the following questions: Have you ever had vaginal, anal, or oral sex without a condom? Have you ever shared needles or syringes to inject drugs (including steroids or hormones)? ... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...sexual encounter. PEP is not recommended for treating people who have had low-risk exposures to HIV (for example, receiving oral sex, kissing, protected sex, mutual masturbation, etc.). PEP is not recommended for treating people who have had... Read more »
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Question about Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What is the risk of exposure to HIV from Oral Sex (giving) - but stopping after tasting some precome. My Doctor told me risk exposure is about 1 in 10,000. Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...red, splotchy, pimply uppper arms. All of this about 5 months after a possible exposure to HIV. The exposure was receiving oral sex from a man with possible bleeding gums. I do not know his HIV status. I was nauseous for 1 day 3 weeks after... 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 »

hiv from oral sex?

Posted by sarah2006, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. I recently had unprotected oral sex (i am female and was performing it on the guy. he didn't ejaculate in my mouth) and I've started freaking out about possible Read more »