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Too Scared To Get Tested After Giving Oral Sex

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HELP - very scared (concerning oral sex risk) (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Hi Doctor, Thankyou for your help.If I were exposed, it would have been about 2 1/2 years ago, November/December of 2007. I am a heterosexual female and lost my virginity to someone with a very iffy past. We only had sex once, it was protected -...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negligible category. Your statistics are off. The estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive oral sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated statistical risk... Read more »

hcv and oral sex

I am very scared. I met a man and have fallen for him. He has hcv and i had oral sex with him and... Read more »
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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...Well Project for those seeking information on HIV or HIV Treatment: What Is HIV? HIV Transmission Safer Sex Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk? Women and HIV Pregnancy and HIV HIV Disclosure Considering HIV Treatment Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...injection drug equipment, especially needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...Docking Fingering Fisting Frottage or Rubbing Kissing Lap Dancing Male vs. Female Transmission Masturbation Menstruation Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend ... Read more »
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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...past year. He has brought total joy into my life. How often should I get tested for HIV? We practice safer sex, except during oral sex. I am an HIV-negative female. My boyfriend has been HIV positive for 20 years and his viral load is... Read more »
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I received about 2 to 3 minutes of oral sex

Posted by happyandproud, 1 Reply
...The person said they tested negative. I have a test coming up next week should I be scared? I did not have seamen leave my body. Should I be scared? I read that the odds are really good on my behalf and I have done Read more »

testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
...Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a Read more »

Single Exposure Unprotected Oral Sex w/ TS Escort

Posted by ScaredToDeathNow, 1 Reply
...while in on vacation and I now fear I have destroyed my life. I was on both the receiving and giving end of the unprotected oral sex and I now so fear that I have contracted a STD or HIV that I cannot sleep, eat or think about anything else. I... Read more »

So Scared - Please Help!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...years and we have decided to get married. I feel like my world is falling apart and there is nothing I can do about it. I'm so scared to get tested because I feel like the results are going to be awful!! Any information, advice anyone could... Read more »