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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Oral Sex On A Woman

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The Well Project

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

...through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk 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 not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe definite way...
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HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,What is the true risk from oral sex? This is a somewhat difficult question to respond to, as there can be confounding variables. See below for some recent information Read more »

how high the risks

Ryan,Being a man giving oral sex to a women how high is the risk from the vaginal fluid getting hiv?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The risk of HIV transmission through performing oral sex on an HIV positive woman is very low. There are only a few CDC documented cases Read more »

can I infect my hiv- girlfriend?

I am in a relationship with another woman. She is HIV- and I am HIV+. While she wants to have sex with me, she believes that I cannot infect her through oral sex even though when we tried I had thrush and she ended up with a yeast infection. Please...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Although the risk of transmission of HIV through unprotected oral intercourse is very low (much less than 1%/per exposure, and probably 1/500 or less), Read more »

What is my risk of infection?

I am a married male who had unprotected vaginal sex for 5-10 minutes without ejaculating and also performed very brief oral sex on a woman I do not know. She said she was a stripper, had tatoos and body piercings and had drug problems (And I thought...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Having unprotected penile-vaginal sex with an HIV infected person puts you at risk for HIV infection. The risk of transmission through performing oral sex on a woman is much smaller.The odds of transmission to you in one episode of insertive Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women Who Have Sex With Women

...during every sexual contact with men or when using sex toys. Sex toys should not be shared. No barrier methods for use during oral sex have been evaluated as effective by the Food and Drug Administration. However, natural rubber latex sheets,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...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... Read more »
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...transmitted diseases . Lubricant Use of lubricants can make sexual penetration more comfortable and may also help reduce the risk of condom breakage during sex. With latex condoms, however, be sure to use a water-based lubricant. Do not use... Read more »
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Received un[protected oral, worried ouf my wits!

Posted by merrywell, 1 Reply
...Hi I received unprotected oral sex from 2 different guys of unknown HIV status(i'm a female). I did such a stupid thing and I hate myself for it. Anyway, am I at Read more »

11 weeks 2 days from my low risk intercouse.

Posted by sinso, 2 Replies
...I want to tell my history. I had 2 relations of risk, well I believe that the risk is a low risk but certainly is a risk. First situation was in 28 the February of this year with Read more »

Any low risks tested positive???

Posted by jambo, 2 Replies
...Do any of you know of instances where an apparently low risk activity actually resulted in a positive test result? Activities like deep kissing (i know there is 1 reported case), rubbing Read more »

woman to woman transmission???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it possible for women to transmit the virus amoung eachother. I am aware oral sex is pretty safe, and not many cases have been reported between lesbians becoming infected this way, but what about shareing sex Read more »