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Testing Negative After Oral Sex Form Sex Worker

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Negligible risks & extenuating circumstances for oral

Thanks for the tremendous comfort you bring to so many of us. This "frequent" question is more then worth my commitment to making a $100 donation. After performing oral on a woman sex worker of unknown HIV status within the past month, I'm assured...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the helpResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,The estimated statistical per-episode risk of 0.5 per 10,000 exposures for unprotected oral intercourse refers to fellatio (oral sex performed on a man), not cunnilingus. The cunnilingus figure would be... Read more »

Oral sex and night sweats

On August 24, I had protected sex with a sex worker from a massage parlor. However, I briefly... Read more »
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Risk Reduction in Action: A Man's Story of Sex Work (as Told to His Counselor)

...not have caught anything. Today I can say that Hunk is a master in the use of condoms, dental dams and flavored condoms for oral sex with clients. Over the next year, in addition to achieving his goals, Hunk continued sharing his own experiences... Read more »
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 »
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This Month in HIV: Sex, Privacy and the Law When You're HIV-Positive

...low-risk behavior. A significant number of those prosecutions have targeted people who are already politically unpopular, such as sex workers. And, a very significant percentage of those have also targeted people of color, particularly when the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...lubricants like Vaseline, oils, or creams can damage condoms and other latex barriers. Be sure to use water-based lubricants. Oral sex has some risk of transmitting HIV, especially if sexual fluids get in the mouth and if there are bleeding... Read more »
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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 »

blister on big toe

Posted by worriedbutwell, 1 Reply
...past have not been so great. i have had sex with prostitutes, all with a condom though. i have also allowed men to perform oral sex on me in a couple of video stores without a condom. but it lasted for maybe 15 seconds each since i realized i... Read more »

Waiting is torture

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hello, Living in fear is the worst feeling in the world. On Nov 23, 2004 I had intercourse with two sex workers in Budapest. First, the shame I feel in that is beyond reproach and has caused me extreme guilt. The intercourse was protected Read more »

Rare Strain???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...implemented. What should I do? Test for rare strains and check CD4/CD8 ratios? Almost all other possible causes have been ruled out by my ID and primary doctor. I really need to know what is going on and a rare strain of HIV seems to really be... Read more »