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What Circumstances Allow Hiv Infection During Receptive Oral

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

... HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in
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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

I'm infected with HIV & I was performing only unprotected oral sex

Hello everybody,it won't be a question just a warning - please don't trust anyone saying that oral sex is a very low risk behaviour. I know I'm infected by HIV (my 4 weekes result was negative, but I got chlamydia pneumoniae, thrush in my mouth,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this one more time for the slow learners in the group, OK? There are a number of STD's that can be contracted quite easily by oral sex; however, HIV is not one of them. Despite the symptoms and conditions you have, what you don't have is HIV ... Read more »

possbility of hiv infection thru oral sex

I am a male. Three weeks ago, i put my "dick" inside a woman mouth with a condom for a second. Then she pulled out the condom with her hand and then use her hand to perform hand job for me. I afraid if that can transmit Hiv because her hand may have...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
This episode is very low risk. Read more »

testing Orally for hiv infection

I have a very dry mouth, can this type of test give me a accurate test result?I had it done and got a neg result. just want to make sure this test vs a blood test is ok,,,,,thank you
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
The Orasure test should be highly accurate. However for certainty I would do a blood test also.Alvan Fisher, M.D. Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Oral Antiretroviral Reduces HIV Infection Risk in MSM by 44%, Study Finds

...Truvada or a placebo pill, according to a NIAID-NIH press release . Over an average of 14 months, participants received monthly HIV infection evaluations. "In addition, all participants were routinely counseled about safe sex practices and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique: Health Experts Find Oral Cholera Vaccine Highly Effective Among HIV-Infected Population

...people whose immune systems have been weakened by HIV, researchers announced on Feb. 24, removing an obstacle that prevented the oral vaccine's distribution in HIV-ravaged sub-Saharan Africa. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded study was... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Oral Warts in HIV-Infected Individuals

...Oral diseases are common manifestations of HIV infection, with up to 90% of HIV-infected patients developing an oral lesion through the course of their HIV disease. Read more »
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Recognition and Management of the Most Common Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection

...Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Oral Ulcerations Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) Resources It has been estimated that 90% of people with HIV disease will present with at least one oral manifestation at some time during the course of their infection. 1 ... Read more »
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RECENT STUDY ORAL SEX & HIV INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that oral sex was likely the source of 6.6 percent of recent HIV infections among a group of homosexual men studied in San Francisco. Saliva has low enough saltiness to destroy... Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next day i started recalling all the facts... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This Read more »

HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the more common ways to contract HIV ? has there been any recording of the Condom Breaking and the person has then contracted HIV ? Has there been any recording of a person sitting on a needle and then getting HIV ? will you know if you... Read more »