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Sinus Infection After Receiving Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV

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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 »

Worried about WBC count

Dr. Frascino, thank you for taking a look at my question.I am a gay male that is not very sexually... Read more »

I need a professional HIV specialist opinion Please!!!!

Hey Dr. Bob its Melvin, i'm back to ask just a simple question. I'm the guy who had oral sex... Read more »
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Worried after multiple encounters

Posted by worriedOZ, 2 Replies
...concerned about HIV before but my anxiety kicked in after having a very sexually driven weekend a couple of weeks ago. I received oral sex from 5 women at a swingers club in one weekend WITH condoms provided by the club. I have never been to a... Read more »

Allergies/sinus infections....symptoms or NOT!???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I see where a lot of people are asking about their current allergies or sinus infections. Worrying that they might be symptoms of HIV. Most everyone answers "no....those are not symptoms"..... Yet, not to be the Read more »

Sinus infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Just wondering, does a sinus infection have anything to do with ars? had a sinus infection and then bad headache for 2 weeks. Low risk so I doubt its hiv but still Read more »

Very Worried Person

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...stress anymore. 10 weeks ago I had one sex. encounter with a dutch woman, HIV-status unknown. I gave and received unprotected oral sex from her, I also had an short (1 minute) unprotected vaginal intercourse, just penetration, nothing else (no... Read more »