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What Are The Odds Of Getting AIDS From Rimming

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rim or not to rim

Dear Gumba,Since there has never been a case of HIV being transmitted through being on the receiving end (ha ha)of a rimjob, why can it not be considered sfae sex such as grindng ! There has to be something that people can do without getting worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,". . . sfae sex such as grindng!"??? Huh?There are lots of things people can do without getting worried. Is rimming one of them? Well, from an HIV perspective the fact that there have been no recorded cases of getting HIV from... Read more »

HIV+ rimmer to HIV- receiver (RIMMING 2008)

i am hiv- & have met a guy who is hiv+... he says that he would love to preform oral to anal on... Read more »

Latest on rimming?

I'm HIV+ and have been undetectable (<50 copies/ml) for about a year. I'm dating an... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two- to Sixfold Decreased Odds of HIV Risk Behavior Associated With Use of Syringe Exchange

This community study of the San Jose, Calif. syringe exchange program (SEP) compared the HIV risk behavior of exchange clients with that of nonclients. The researchers followed a prospective cohort of 259 untreated injection drug users a mean of... Read more »
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Personal Perspective: Staying in the Game, Despite the Odds

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Doctors at Eastern Virginia Medical School have rejected the city of Norfolk's latest offer, which they described as unworkable, for treating indigent AIDS patients. On April 11, after months of wrangling over billing methods and other issues, the... Read more »
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Risk of Rimming

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, all...Does anyone know of any cases of hiv transmission due to rimming? It seems to be the case that there are none. My exposure was being rimmed by a sex worker.. no other contact except a hand job....and I am worried...

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Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »

ARE THE ODDS INCORRECT???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Most of the people, if not all resources, say the chances for getting HIV through insertive vaginal is 5/10000 right??? Well, half of 10000 is 5000, right??? So, realistically speaking, i dont think ANYBODYwould have unprotected sex with a poz or... Read more »

Odds?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Four weeks ago I had unprotected anal intercourse (I was receptive). His HIV status is unknown. Let's assume that he's positive though. I'm not going to go over all the stress I've been going through. The only so-called symptom that I've had has... Read more »