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Risk Of Insertive Oral Sex

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Insertive Oral Sex Risk

Recently, I had insertive oral sex with a lady in the UK. I never reallyworried about this as she told me that she was not thetype to "sleep around". 5 weeks plus a couple of days after this I developeda cold, with associated diarrhea. I wouldn't...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...Insertive oral sex is a pretty low risk activity. The symptoms you describeare also not very typical of the acute retroviral syndrome. I'm a big Read more »

unprotected-insertive oral sex at risk for hpv syphilis hepatitis herpes?

Thank you for your informative asnwers to our questions. My question is: I recently received... 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... 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 »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

More on Oral Sex and the Risk of HIV Transmission

... In the following article and an article by Janice Price , we will entertain two different views on oral sex transmission of the HIV virus. Detailed interviews of a cohort of gay men with acute infection provide further evidence that Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

...Beth Dillon of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) most recent work focuses on determining the risk of oral sex transmission of HIV. But Beth was surprised this issue made front-page news. Her findings are far from the irresponsible Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of HIV Infection Attributable to Oral Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and in the Population of Men Who Have Sex With Men

...report fellatio are actually exposed to semen (35 percent), the PAR% will be considerably lower. "These data confirm that the risk of HIV infection attributable to fellatio among MSM and in the MSM population is especially low," the authors... Read more »
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Insertive ORAL sex - RISK?!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is it true that there are no risks for insertive oral sex? all of this talk about hiv infections through oral sex, have been receptive oral sex right? meaning the person whose mouth is Read more »

insertve oral sex a year and a half ago:Risk?

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...May 27 2006 I received oral sex for the first ( and only time). I was insertive and it was unprotected. A year later I have had no symptoms of STDs. On medhelpforums Read more »

Oral sex risks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I hear that oral sex has a pretty low risk. But does that mean oral sex without ejaculation or oral sex in general? Read more »

Does risk receiving oral sex?

Posted by extresado, 1 Reply
...Does risk receiving oral sex? Do we need to be tested? Read more »