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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 depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no
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Oral sex with blood or oral ulcers

Dear Ryan,You are doing a great service in this forum here. I recently had received unprotected fellatio from a sex worker and now I am fearing that I might have got hiv. Can small traces of blood that are not visible in persons mouth or oral...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There is no evidence that people get infected from receiving oral sex. According to the CDC, odds are theoretically increased if there is visible blood. RMK Read more »

oral sex and mouth ulcers

Hi dr BobI read your column all the time as I am constantly anxious about hiv and find great comfort. Sometimes I give oral sex to guys, usually of unknown status; people I meet in parks and saunas. But I also constantly have mouth ulcers on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The overall HIV risk of oral sex is very low. Yes, it is true that oral ulcers or trauma (cuts, dental work, flossing, etc.) could increase the risk of HIV transmission Read more »

Receive Oral Sex w/ condom but have herpes ulcer

I thought this question could be relevant for this panel so here goes. About 1 month ago, I receive oral sex from a female sex worker where she put the condom on w/ her mouth. At this time, I had a genital herpes ulcer on the foreskin on my penis....
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
As long as the condom was intact, you should not be concerned with HIV transmission. However, condoms are not completely effective in preventing the transmission of the herpes virus and you may have put the sex worker at risk.DR Read more »

canker sores

How dangerous are Canker Sores with Oral Sex(MtoM)? I was always told they were only a blister, not an open soar.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...there are canker sores in the mouth, or if there are any other problems with oral health (STIs, gingivitis, recent dental work, sore throat). There is some evidence to support an increased risk for HIV transmission to the person performing oral... Read more »
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PWA Health Group

Taking Thalidomide for HIV-Related Oral Ulcers and Weight Loss

... Introduction : birth defects, thalidomide for people with AIDS How does it work? Aphthous ulcers Thalidomide for HIV-Related Weight Loss Treating diarrhea from microsporidiosis What's the best dose? Side effects Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...faint that they are not noticed. In addition to rashes, symptoms of secondary syphilis may include fever, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, patchy hair loss, headaches, weight loss, muscle aches, and fatigue. The signs and symptoms of secondary... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...yellowish or greenish (pus-like) penile, vaginal, cervical, or rectal discharge; swelling and tenderness of the vulva; sore throat; and a false urge to urinate or defecate. An estimated 10% of men and up to 80% of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...faint that they are not noticed. In addition to rashes, symptoms of secondary syphilis may include fever, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, patchy hair loss, headaches, weight loss, muscle aches, and fatigue. The signs and symptoms of secondary... Read more »
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Gastric ulcer

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
...had a HIV combi test at 14 weeks after risk that was negative. Now my doctor thinks I might have a infection in my stomach (ulcus ventriculi). This problem would be about 4-5 months old and in the time line of those weeks. Is the test unreliable... Read more »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This occurred approximately 15 days ago. I felt completely fine for the... Read more »

ulcerative colitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is ulcerative colitis considered an opportunistic infection? Read more »

Oral sex and mouth ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Few days ago I had protected sex with a partner of unknown status. We also had unprotected oral sex. However, over the past week weeks I have been experiencing discomfort under my tongue and have discovered that I have a small Read more »