Risk Of HIV Transmission From Oral Sex With No Protection
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,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 from the archives. (By the way, we have an entire chapter in the archives... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey Brian,I agree oral sex carries only a very low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition, particularly if the positively charged component of the magnetic couple is on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that drives the viral load to... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillYou certainly have plenty of reasons beside HIV to get some of the symptoms you describe. In fact, hard to pin any of this on HIV at this point.Acute retroviral syndrome come on quickly and then fades. It does not linger. Plus, your HIV test was... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and then add on that you both wore condoms the risk of transmission is not there. The fingering of your anus is also a very low risk.If this is all you experienced with this person than your... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesI made a huge mistake over a week ago by having protected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker at an Asian massage parlor. The woman was very conscience of using a condom and checked it for breakage after I ejaculated. There was now oral sex or... Read more »
Posted by HannahZ, 1 ReplyHi! First time posting and scared to death.
I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »
Posted by bluestar, 4 RepliesI just want to explain what my encounter was and my symptoms one more time to see if there was something about it that could have been risky or if I'm just extremely unlucky.
I visited a casual sex worker and initially had a shower. She then took my... Read more »
Posted by merrywell, 1 ReplyHi 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 risk for getting HIV? Is testing even medically necessary? the forum on medhelp.org... Read more »
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