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Should I Get Tested After Receiving Oral Sex

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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...much more about this controversy and conundrum in the archives of this forum.Regarding the HIV transmission/acquisition risk of oral sex, I do not agree with the information given by the counselor. See below.Dr. BobPlease post this (TRANSMISSION... Read more »

Dr. Bob -Please Help: Unprotected Oral Sex and Test Results

Dr. Bob,I truly need your guidance. In October I performed unprotected oral sex. I was tested at 1... Read more »
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testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
...Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a Read more »

ORAL SEX AND HIV TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I received unprotected oral sex (I am a male) from another male whose HIV status I did not know. I don't think he had any sores or blood in his mouth and I Read more »

testing for oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would anyone recommend testing for a guy for just receiving oral sex? I would appreicate any responses and have a happy Labor Day. Read more »

Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...please. Aside for mental health reasons, under what circumstances is it necessary for a man to test for HIV when RECEIVING oral sex? Read more »