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Swallowing Cum Should I Get Tested

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Accidentally Swallowed Cum of An HIV+

Hello Dr.Recently I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. He got himself tested for HIV with ELISA at first and it showed reactive but I was optimistic that it could be false positive because he looked very fine, no symptoms. So I continued having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would suggest you go with him, talk to the HIV specialist and explain your risk. Chances are he will arrange for appropriate HIV testing (out to six months) and evaluation of any significant symptoms that may arise during the interim.... Read more »

spit or swallow which is safer ? (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2010)

what is safer to spit or to swallow ? is it safe to spit ? can you still get an std from if you... 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 »
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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...you perform oral sex without a condom, finish up with your hand, or spit semen out and rinse with a dental wash rather than swallowing. Dental dams are squares made from latex. Put some water- or silicone-based lube on one side of the dental dam... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...whole blood or the "factor" used by hemophiliacs. Many people were infected this way. The blood supply is now much more strictly tested and controlled. The odds of being infected from receiving blood or blood factor in the US are very low. You... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...affecting up to 1 in 5 people with AIDS. It often occurs together with thrush. Symptoms include chest pain, nausea and pain when swallowing. The esophagus may become partly blocked by coatings and spots that build up. In rare cases, bad ulcers... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Etravirine (Intelence)

...a day. It is recommended that you take etravirine following a meal. Do not take it on an empty stomach. If you have trouble swallowing etravirine, you can dissolve the tablets in water. No dose adjustments are recommended for patients with mild... Read more »
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Oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and we have been together for 3 years 1 week ago I sallowed his pre cum while we were having oral sex, what are the risk of swallowing seman when their are not cuts of soars in the mouth? Thanks Read more »

Want to give blood but possible infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...didnt do anything that is risky because I just received oral sex and kissed him. But is the fact that he came on me, ate it, swallowed it, and then kissed me a risky activity? I want to give blood because I dont want to cancel, but I dont want... 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 »

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 »