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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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$40 burger!

I had a quick question. I will donate $40 for some advice. Today I bought a hamburger and 15 mins later when I got home, I put it in the microwave for 1 min. By that time it was steaming hot... I couldn't bite into it right away. I took off the bun...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...it's essentially nonexistent" hypothetical situation that an HIVer hemorrhaged onto your In-N-Out burger, your HIV-acquisition risk remains nonexistent. (You had a 15-minute interval since picking it up at the drive-through; you zapped it in the... Read more »

Possible Hep C risk

Hi, Thanks if you pick my question.I am worried for Hep C infection after a recent unprotected oral sex risk i was insertive to female. I am tested negative for Hep A and B after 3 months my questions are:1. Do i have any risk of Hep C after this...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not recommend HCV testing. Read more »

cut mouth after oral...2nd try...donation made

I know that having cuts in the mouth would increase the risk of HIV tranmission from oral sex. In my case, however, I suffered a fairly bad cut to my lip/gums about 2 hours AFTER performing oral sex on a female escort (light licking, tongue did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...same thing applies to getting a cut in your mouth two hours after "lunch at the Y," OK? You're stressed out over a nonexistent risk factor (cut post-cunnilingus). My advice is to realize that "stressed" spelled backwards is desserts! And that... Read more »

kissing with cuts in mouth

Hi Dr. Bob- First off thanks for the tremendous work you do at answering all of our questions as well as for your AIDS Foundation. I just donated as a way to say "thanks". My question for you is whether you feel a HIV test would be warranted in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,First off I should mention when it comes to HIV there really is no debate on the subject of the safety of kissing, except maybe on the Internet, which doesn't count! Kissing does not transmit HIV! Yes, the CDC did report on a single case of... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure to HIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a higher or lower risk. They cannot tell you if you have been infected.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

... Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the... Read more »
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scared. PLEASE answer

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...today at lunch, i got some corn nuts out of the vending machine and ate them from my palm. what would be the risk if: 1. hiv + blood was on the corn packet, got on my hand then on the corn nuts, and in my mouth? 2. what would would be Read more »

Oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...boyfriend and we have been together for 3 years 1 week ago I sallowed his pre cum while we were having oral sex, what are the risk of swallowing seman when their are not cuts of soars in the mouth? Thanks Read more »

what's the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...ago, I had unprotected oral sex with an FDNY firefighter after a night out in Manhattan. i don't think i got any semen in my mouth (it was all over my clothes and everywhere else) but i am still freaked out over the possibility of having... Read more »

2 issues...need your opinion.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I received oral sex from an unknown status person after this person brushed his teeths. will that be high risk. also, had anal sex with protection(me been the giver), I do have a cyst, or piemmple, or irritated follicule(hair) on the base Read more »