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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Performing Oral Sex

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

Table of Contents Introduction Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself Introduction The chances of HIV being passed from one person to another depend on thetype of contact. HIV is most easily spread, or transmitted, through unprotectedanal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharing injection drug equipment.Unprotected sex means sex in which no condoms or other barriers are used. Oral sex...
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Oral Sex Risk (MAGNETIC COUPLE ORAL SEX TRANSMISSION RISK, 2011)

Hi Dr. Bob,So I've been seeing this guy for a little while now. He's great and I couldn't be happier. He's HIV positive and I'm HIV negative. I've been reading the archives about magnetic couples and it's helped a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey 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 »

chance of transmission after performing oral

Hi, I have asked this before and haven't got an answer, but am now very worried.I performed oral sex on a girl, received oral sex from her, and also had a lot of deep kissinng.after 5 weeks, i noticed i was very tired all the time. I was...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You do not have a 7-8% chance of being HIV infected. The odds are much, much lower than that. Always make sure that you know where information like that is coming from and what it is based on. The risk of infection through performing oral sex on a... Read more »

HIV transmission by someone performing a handjob

is it possible to get infected by someone doing a "handjob" on your penis? Someone recently got "massaged" and they are worried that they may have been infected....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is known to be transmitted sexually during anal, vaginal and oral sex ONLY. While the risk of transmission during sexual contact with an HIV infected person is never absent, there is no evidence that HIV has ever been transmitted through... Read more »

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 from the archives. (By the way, we have an entire chapter in the archives... Read more »
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receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not notice any cold... Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex
New research estimates possibility of infection somewhere between 0-2 percent

by Eric Erickson

ATLANTA - In contrast to a report by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, a new study
shows... Read more »

HIV RISK FROM PRE EJACULATORY FLUID AND SORE THROAT - ORAL SEX.

Posted by EduardoRomero31, 1 Reply
Hi everyone. I am a little concerned and I don't know if I am exaggerating but two days ago I performed oral sex on a man who is HIV + with UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD. I checked the head of the penis and it was dry so I started to lick the shaft and... Read more »

Risk from kissing a guy after he performed oral on another guy in a threesome

Posted by onemotto
Hi, I kissed a for several seconds after he performed oral on another guy in a threesome. That was my only exposure as I only watched the two of them otherwise. If semen from the guy who received oral was in the mouth of the guy I kissed, would that... Read more »