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Should You Worry About Getting Oral Sex

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I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Regarding giving your new guy a blow job, the estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive oral sex with a partner known to be HIV positive is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures. This may or may not be an acceptable level... Read more »

Oral sex + mouthwash scenario = very worried!!!

Hi Dr Bob, firstly I think you are doing a fantastic job - keep up the good work!!Here's the scoop:... Read more »

Neg at 6-weeks after oral sex- still worried...

Dr Bob, I am a gay male and I hooked up with four different men over a weekend while I was... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...intercourse: This puts both partners at risk, but HIV is transmitted from men to women much more easily than from women to men. Oral sex: This can be risky for the person performing it, particularly if he or she swallows semen, vaginal... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...injection drug equipment, especially needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...the actions taken against you), that put you at risk. Answer the following questions: Have you ever had vaginal, anal, or oral sex without a condom? Have you ever shared needles or syringes to inject drugs (including steroids or hormones)? ... Read more »
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Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
...when i was installing it in order to make safe sex and i thank my god that it never break.... But the problem is that i did oral sex many times to many women which is well known as "Cunnilingus" (i was sucking their vagin) and i was inserting my... Read more »

Worried About Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...complete stress and anxiety. And now I'm looking for some answers from real people who know first hand. My risk was unprotected oral sex with no ejaculation, both sucking and getting sucked. I never know that there was a risk for HIV until I... Read more »

HELP - Very worried about oral sex encounter!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...avail ... so I'm hoping I can get some good sound answers here. I'm a male, about 2 1/2 weeks ago I had another guy perform oral sex on me. I wore a condom from beginning to end ... which did not appear to break. However, an hour afterwards I... Read more »

worried about oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...11th week) and most recently muscle tremors (I thought neuropathy happened late in HIV infection). All this after recieving oral sex (I'm a man)? Is this possible, there's so much conflicting info on wether or not you can get HIV from recieving... Read more »