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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Swallowing Precum

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The Well Project

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

...gonorrhea 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...
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BJ and swallowed

Hello Dr Bob!I'm 22 YO and I'm writing from Venezuela... I've been reading this forum for more than one year.My question is... Through this year... I performed oral sex to 3 friends... they cummed in my mouth and I swallowed on the three separated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...taking effective combination antiretroviral therapy, which has driven the HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels, the risk of HIV transmissions is significantly decreased, but not completely eliminated. See below. Only you can decide what... Read more »

Swallowed cum. am I at risk??

I had a night with 2 guys. started with condoms but ended doing full penetration with both of them both them in me and me in them(no comdom, but no come) and I swallowed their come, Am I at risk????? I'm scared as I overheard him say to his partner...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I think you already know the answer to your own question, now don't you?Unprotected sex places you at risk for STDs, including HIV. I strongly advise you not place yourself at any additional risk. You'll also need STD screening plus Read more »

Risk from swallowing a pill dropped on dirty floor?

Dr. Frascino: What is the risk of any type of viral infection (HIV/Hepatitis) or other bacterial infection from swallowing a pill after it was dropped on a public bathroom floor that may have deposits of blood, urine, water, etc.? Thank you in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The risk would be so remote as to be essentially nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

Swallowing-Increased Risk of Transmission?

Hello Dr Bob,Thank you so much for this wonderful site. I have gained some valuable knowledge from the variety of questions. One thing I noticed is that we need to change the sex education programs in our public schools. After reading some of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...coming!" I'll reprint a post from the archives that addresses your spit/swallow dilemma. Be well. Dr. Bob Oral Sex with HIV+ & Swallowing Mar 11, 2007 Dear Dr. I just came across yuor website and found it very informative as well as at times... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it safer, use latex condoms for oral sex on a man. If you perform oral sex... 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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Videx EC

...including neuropathy. The combined use of Videx and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT), Zerit (stavudine, d4T), or hydroxyurea may increase risk of peripheral neuropathy. Either Videx or Videx EC taken with Zerit increases the risk of facial wasting, or... Read more »
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Unprotected oral is not risk-free!

Posted by SuperAnxious, 4 Replies
...putting a condom(whole and non broken) on before engage in oral sex can practically reduce HIV risk to zero? The statistic puts risk of HIV transmission of oral sex to 1 to 10,000. However that doesn't mean it takes 10,000 unprotected oral sex... Read more »

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

PRE-CUM + HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...14 men claimed they got HIV from just oral. But then it was realized that 9 of these men lied and had anal sex, others had swallowed cum, and 2 had really bad dental problems. So that study was thrown out. I will repeat cum is more dangerous... Read more »

Swallowing fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...still having these symptoms and am scared that it is seroconversion. I know they say that oral sex is low risk but because i swallowed and becuase my throat was a little red I am worried that might mean that the odds are stacked against me? any... Read more »