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Syphilis From Receiving Fellatio

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STDs (other than HIV) from receiving fellatio?

Thank you for providing such a valuable source of information. I know from reading your site that the risk of getting from receiving insertive oral sex is very low. My question is about other STDs. I've read repeatedly that there is...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You are at greatest risk for a sexually transmitted infection (STI,STD) during genital-to-genital contact. However, engaging in oral-genital contact does pose some risk for certain STIs.There are certain sexually transmitted diseases that can be... Read more »

GOT HIV FROM RECEIVING FELLATIO...LISTEN TO MY WEIRD STORY!!

I know you say the chances of getting HIV from receiving fellatio are very small to nil, but I have... Read more »

HIV risk through receiving fellatio

I recently received oral sex (fellatio) from a woman who is very liberal when it comes to sex. I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Data From 28 States Suggest Federal Syphilis Elimination Efforts Have Had Significant Impact on Syphilis Rates

In 1998, following a decade of declining syphilis rates, CDC provided the first funding for syphilis elimination to 25 states and three cities 1 with the highest remaining syphilis rates or with a high probability for a resurgence of the disease.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coverage of Antenatal Syphilis Screening and Predictors for Not Being Screened in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The authors conducted the current study to assess the syphilis control program in Mongolia and to measure the coverage of antenatal syphilis screening and identify factors related to women not being screened. The researchers reviewed antenatal care... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? Why should MSM be concerned about syphilis? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

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ARS from deep kissing and receiving fellatio

Posted by nmu91
About a month and a half ago I had a man kiss me and then perform fellatio on me. Within three days, I had night sweats, rash, muscle and joint aches, lymphadenopathy in my arms pits and it has progressed to include coating to my tongue, fingernail... Read more »

first case + from fellatio?

Posted by Anonymous
I am devastated after having unprotected insertive oral sex with a black prostitute 42 days ago.
first and the biggest stupid mistake I've done in my life.
She's gums were bleeding visible. I saw it after two minutes, stop and wash. No cuts or sores... Read more »

Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), but continue to resarch... Read more »

Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please get on with your lives. There are those of us who have actually been exposed to semen... Read more »