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Swallowing And HIV Transmission Risk

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To swallow or not to swallow

I recently gave a blow job to a man I am seeing but I don't know his std status. He told me he got tested a while a go and was clean... When I was giving him head he came in my mouth and I immediately swallowed it. The day before I burn my palate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...between like and love - Spit or Swallow". Whould this go along those same lines. "Safe or Unsafe - Spit or Swallow"Is it true that swallowing is safer then spitting?????I one 1 Year Old HIV + guy in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles,... Read more »

swallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009)

hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assured Read more »

Accidentally Swallowed Cum of An HIV+

Hello Dr.Recently I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. He got himself tested for HIV with ELISA... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

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

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it safer, use latex condoms for oral sex on a man. If you perform oral sex... Read more »
The Body

A Telling Tale of Trick or Treat: Remember to Spit, Don't Swallow!

...gaggle of horned-up hotties in a jacuzzi. Hopefully those participating in these casual sex-a-thons realize the increased level of risk and take appropriate precautions against STDs, including HIV. Disclosure becomes more of an issue when an... Read more »
Connect With Others

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

PPL with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...broken condom ? and insects cant deliver the virus but say it bite someone with the virus and then flew inside your mouth and you swallowed could you get HIV from tht ? and is the 5 month mark for HIV after getting tested mean you prolly dont... Read more »

Swallowing fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...still having these symptoms and am scared that it is seroconversion. I know they say that oral sex is low risk but because i swallowed and becuase my throat was a little red I am worried that might mean that the odds are stacked against me? any... Read more »

swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies
...i ve been experiencing difficulty in swallowing for 2 months now, i don't have a sore throat at all, i am not sick, i feel very healthy, i only have this problem i feel like Read more »