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Receiving Oral Sex Should I Get Test For AIDS

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

Need test for received oral sex

Hi, refer to reply I had from "Ms. Southall"**The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex... Read more »

can i get aids through receiving oral sex?

Hi Dr.i received oral sex from one girl for 10 to 15 seconds only.in this case there is no blood in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Public Invited to Receive Free HIV Testing at University of South Carolina

Free oral HIV tests will be available tomorrow at the University of South Carolina's Capstone Building on Barnwell Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The screening is part of the School of Medicine's American Medical Student Association AIDS Week of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSM Attending College in Beijing Who Undergo Voluntary HIV Counseling, Testing Will Receive Money, Free Medical Care

Men who have sex with men and are enrolled in Beijing universities recently have been offered 50 yuan, or about $6.50, and free medical care if they agree to undergo voluntary HIV counseling and testing under a program officially launched Tuesday, ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Receive Non-Occupational HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Worthwhile?

Non-occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (NPEP) is routinely prescribed after high-risk sexual exposure. This offers providers the chance to test and treat patients who are at risk of concurrent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure Technologies Receives European Approval for Advance HIV Test

On Monday, OraSure Technologies announced it has received regulatory approval to market its Advance HIV 1/2 antibody test in the 27 nations of the European Union. The test can detect HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies in blood, plasma or oral fluid. It has... 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 »

receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
Hi I received unprotected oral sex without a barrier from 2 different guys whose HIV status I'm not sure of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and... Read more »

oral sex (receiving)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok, i recieved oral sex and really have no reason to believe she has hiv but from a past experience am very scared of hiv and now worry about it 24/7. im getting my test results next week but im not sure how risky oral sex is. Ive heard that i... Read more »

Does risk receiving oral sex?

Posted by extresado, 1 Reply
Does risk receiving oral sex? Do we need to be tested? Read more »