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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Licking Genital

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Licking cum risk? Please help! :)

Hi! I had oral sex with a man who's status is unknown but I am asking in case he is positive. I didn't swallow his cum, but he came on my stomach and picked some semen up and I licked it off his finger. Could HIV be transmitted this way? I...
Shannon Southall

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HiThe risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For the... Read more »

Risk of getting infected by licking a vagina

About a week ago, I had licked vagina of prostitute for about a minute and it was unprotected (I am... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Reducing Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission While Breastfeeding, Effect of Herpes Treatments on Transmission

HIV-positive women who are breastfeeding can reduce the risk of vertical HIV transmission if they take the antiretroviral drug nevirapine for up to six months after giving birth, according to five CDC - and NIH -funded studies conducted in Africa... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Finds

Treating genital herpes does not reduce the risk of HIV, according to a study published on Friday in the journal Lancet , the AP/ Newsweek reports (Cheng, AP/ Newsweek , 6/19). Herpes simplex virus-2 has been shown to increase the risk of HIV by... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug Acyclovir Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV Transmission, Does Slow HIV Progression, Study Says

The drug acyclovir, which suppresses herpes simplex virus-2, does not reduce the risk of HIV transmission when taken by HIV-positive people who also have herpes, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Washington , United... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indicators for Sexual HIV Transmission Risk Among People in Thailand Attending HIV Care: the Importance of Positive Prevention

The importance of including HIV-positive people in prevention programs is underscored by the fact that "almost half of all new HIV infections in Thailand occur among low-risk partners of people infected with HIV," the authors noted in introducing... Read more »
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licking a prostitute??

Posted by needhelp1111
hi, ill try and explain as much as i can!

3 days ago i went to a massage parlour, i had a prostitute that placed a condom on me for oral sex so i know this isnt an issue...but, she also went into the 69 position on me and i did for a few seconds lick... Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 5 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked??

thanks Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

ass licking??

Posted by jon1989, 4 Replies
Hi,
Long story short. I went into a video book-store. i get in the booth and the guy starts using poppers, and he eats my ass. now should i be worry at all assuming if he had any std or hiv/aids . if i had any cuts inside my ass or anything would i... Read more »