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Risk Of Oral Sex With A Lot Of Blood In Mouth

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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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HIV risk-unusual transmission?? (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010))

Two months ago I was at a party where a man grabbed me and transferred champagne from his mouth to mine-which I swallowed. he has quite a reputation and now I can't stop worrying about the HIV risk. I know risk from saliva is low but I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. (See below.) As it turns out, you're not the first one to have a champagne cocktail without dirtying up a flute! Go ahead and smooch that hot boyfriend of yours. It's Valentine's Day... Read more »

oral sex --- define blood in the mouth.

There seems to be good evidence that hiv is not transmitted in saliva to the insertive person in fellatio. However, in one of your replies, you say blood in mouth may be a problem. How do you define blood in the mouth and do you have any idea of the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It's difficult to say how much blood needs to be present in a person's mouth for there to be a risk for transmission. In general, it's best to avoid contact with a person's mouth when there is visible blood (or when there is a... Read more »

oral sex - blood in mouth

Dear Doctor,Met a girl. My friend and me both received oral sex from her (unprotected) and both had protected vaginal sex with her. We both after two weeks got really ill. He was diagnosed with strep throat while I had an inconclusive diagnosis....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Just a reminder to everyone that this forum is dedicated to HIV-related fatigue and anemia. The "am I infected?" questions should be sent to our Safer Sex/HIV Prevention forum. I'll try to reply briefly:1. You heard "having... Read more »

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 »
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Oral Sex Lots of Grinding that created raw spot

Posted by Panic, 2 Replies
Hello,

About 4 weeks ago I was at a strip joint. I had a private dance with a lot of grinding. The girl also inserted my penis in her mouth a couple of times. I noticed the next day a raw spot on my penis. I went into a panic. About 2 weeks... Read more »

Oral sex and mouth ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Few days ago I had protected sex with a partner of unknown status. We also had unprotected oral sex.

However, over the past week weeks I have been experiencing discomfort under my tongue and have discovered that I have a small mouth ulcer on the... Read more »

Risk of mouth to mouth tranmission during threesom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had protedted vaginal intercourse where the condom stayed in tack. It was a three some and I did not know the other two involved too well. I kissed the women after she had oral with the other guy. Probably 2 to five minutes after. i don't... Read more »

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 on the genital is at risk. not the person who is recieving oral... Read more »