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Oral Sex Performed on a woman of unknown status

Posted by KRBClapton, 2 Replies
Should I test after performing oral sex on a woman of unknown status if this is the only thing I have done since my negative test 142 days from my last possible exposure? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Read more »

Performed oral on lady have red vein in throat please someone help .

Posted by Sim, 2 Replies
Hi my name is Simon I performed light oral on a lady the other day I had recently met, and am now worried of hiv transmittion. I have read that is a low risk activity but after it I thought my mouth was pretty healthy no bleeding gums etc though... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

How safe is performing oral sex now??? HELP!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all,

If I'm HIV+, how safe is it to perform oral sex on an HIV- guy? Sometime I give him pretty intense oral and his penis has been cut (a little bleeding) ... does that make a difference? Or is the only concern being him coming into contact with... Read more »

Risk from kissing a guy after he performed oral on another guy in a threesome

Posted by onemotto
Hi, I kissed a for several seconds after he performed oral on another guy in a threesome. That was my only exposure as I only watched the two of them otherwise. If semen from the guy who received oral was in the mouth of the guy I kissed, would that... Read more »
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HIV from performing oral sex on a female?

I guess it (HIV) is different for everybody but how sick and for what periods of time are you sick after you test positive?I rapid tested at about 60 days after exposure and was negative. The woman who did the test said that the negative was a very...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are correct in that oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and the likelihood of you contracting HIV is so very small! The guidelines for testing is to have your initial test at 3 weeks and then again at 3 months, if both test... Read more »

Oral sex performed on an HIV+ female

After having protected sex with a female, I found out she was HIV positive. My concerns: she was on her period and I performed oral sex on her. What are my risks? I'm scared out of my mind; I felt flu-ish the week following this week long...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Oral sex remains a low risk activity. You could go in for a test at the 90 day mark, if you like. Otherwise, you can wait until your regularly scheduled 6 month/annual test. In health,Richard... Read more »

prostitute performed oral sex on me: Do I have Kaposi's?

I am a man who has had unprotected oral sex performed on me by sex workers twice in the past. Neither session lasted more than just a few seconds before I had asked them to stop and masturbate me instead. The first incident happened about 3 1/2...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Although the red spots as you describe them do not sound like KS, the best advice I can give you is to get HIV tested. Knowledge is power and you need to know. If you are HIV negative, then it would be most unlikely, but not impossible, that these... Read more »

I'm infected with HIV & I was performing only unprotected oral sex

Hello everybody,it won't be a question just a warning - please don't trust anyone saying that oral sex is a very low risk behaviour. I know I'm infected by HIV (my 4 weekes result was negative, but I got chlamydia pneumoniae, thrush...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Here we go again. You "know" you're HIV-infected, but you have a negative HIV test.Let's review this one more time for the slow learners in the group, OK? There are a number of STD's that can be contracted quite easily... Read more »
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Empowering HIV Testing as a Prevention Tool: Targeting Interventions for High-Risk Men Who Have Sex With Men

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How Accurate Are Rapid HIV Tests? Study Finds Blood Tests Slightly More Accurate Than Oral Tests

Rapid HIV tests perform slightly worse when testing oral samples in comparison to blood, according to a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on Jan. 24. Researchers from Canada, led by Nitika Pant Pai, M.D., of McGill... Read more »
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