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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Performing Oral Sex

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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 of infection through performing oral sex on Read more »

Have I given Myself a Death Sentence

Eight weeks ago, I performed oral sex on a female of unknown status. It was a moment of drunken... Read more »

pl..help

i'm male 28yrs of age.2 years back i had oral sex with another male and anal fingering too.i wa... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...intercourse: This puts both partners at risk, but HIV is transmitted from men to women much more easily than from women to men. Oral sex: This can be risky for the person performing it, particularly if he or she swallows semen, vaginal... 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 Read more »

risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I just had unprotected oral sex performed by a sex worker who turned out to be a man...a transexual..from Thailand. I need you guys opinions about the risk Read more »

Is Oral Sex Safe--NO!!!!

Posted by fdjk3, 2 Replies
...I just read "Study: HIV Infection from Receptive Oral Sex is Rare" http://www.thebody.com/bp/oct01/prev_conf.html It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand Read more »

hiv from oral sex?

Posted by sarah2006, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. I recently had unprotected oral sex (i am female and was performing it on the guy. he didn't ejaculate in my mouth) and I've started freaking out about possible Read more »