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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any...
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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
...read 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... 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
...risk of HIV transmissions is significantly decreased, but not completely eliminated. See below. Only you can decide what level of risk you are willing to accept. Dr. BobTruth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor... 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
...people have reportedly become infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried to determine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to get accurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is not the... Read more »

BJ and swallowed

Hello Dr Bob!I'm 22 YO and I'm writing from Venezuela... I've been reading this forum for more than one year.My question is... Through this year... I performed oral sex to 3 friends... they cummed in my mouth and I swallowed on the three separated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk of HIV transmissions is significantly decreased, but not completely eliminated. See below. Only you can decide what level of risk you are willing to accept.Dr. BobTruth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...having sex) Not sharing needles Masturbation Abstention from sex Please see the sections on Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV from Sexual Activities and from Injection Drug Use for additional information. Ways in Which... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...hospitalized as a result of 2009 H1N1 have had one or more "higher risk" medical conditions. Young children are also at high risk of serious complications from 2009 H1N1, just as they are from seasonal flu. And while people 65 and older are ... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

It's the Water

...closure information. The DHS website is: phps.dhs.co.la.ca.us/eh/progs/EnvirP/rechlth/ehrecocdata.cfm . Factors that increase risk of contamination from bacteria in recreational water include: Sharing pool water with children wearing diapers... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bleeding was present, yet I instantly panicked. Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV... Read more »

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...my tongue twice a day religiously over the last 7 weeks - has made no difference! I have also done the "spit in a glass of water" yeast test found online and met all the criteria for possible yeast complications. Can anyone tell me how legit... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...transmitted through transfusions of contaminated blood or blood components. Today, because of blood screening and heat treatment, the risk of getting HIV from such transfusions is extremely small. Contaminated needles HIV is frequently spread... Read more »