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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Getting Head

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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...prophylaxis." What Do the Numbers Mean? In the late 1980s and early 1990s, several studies were done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure to HIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a higher or lower risk. They cannot tell you if you have been infected. If the risk is 1 in 100, for example, it doesn't mean that you can engage in that activity 99...
Ask the Experts

Risk from head phones

Greetings Dr. Bob:I was at the gym recently and I was commenting on how small my friends new MP-3 player is and he handed me his ear phones to sample the quality of the sound. The ear phones are the type that insert into the ear.I am married and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV from MP-3 player earphones??? You've got to be kidding!?! Dude, even if you stuck his sweaty jockstrap in your ear, you wouldn't Read more »

HIV virus enter penis head?

How easy can hiv virus enter your penis head? Can you wash it with acohol or Listerine right after sex or squeeze the head so the acohol can enter your penis to kill the virus? If this method will not work, will it be effective at all? I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,In general HIV is not all that easy to contract! For instance, the estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring the virus from unprotected insertive vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Read more »

Oral risk

I love giving head to completion (I like to swallow). Would there be any less risk for me if a guy cums in my mouth, but I don't swallow it, just spit it out? Thank you.
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 spitting out or swallowing semen would alter your risk for HIV infection. I am not aware of any studies that have examined the advantages of spitting or swallowing. Getting ejaculate Read more »

no risk vs. relatively low risk

Dr. FI am a little confused in regards to deep kissing you say no risk and for recieving oral sex you say relatively low risk. On the safe sex forum they say the risk is the same and there is a documented case of deep kissing so if anything I would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...something like that??? What we are talking about is relative terms not absolute terms. Insertive oral sex carried a "relatively low risk" of HIV infection. We can't say for certain that it never, ever, ever, ever could or would happen, because... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

New Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS Among Black Americans 40 and Older Heads to Houston, TX

...among African Americans than among whites," according to Timothy G. Heckman, Ph.D. "Older people do not consider themselves at risk. Physicians rarely talk to older patients about sex or other risk behaviors." " Trump AIDS is an unprecedented... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...that leads to lower-than-normal bone density. It is a less serious condition; however, people with osteopenia are at higher risk of developing osteoporosis over a five- to ten-year period. Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis) Osteonecrosis means... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it safer, use latex condoms for oral sex on a man. If you perform oral sex... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
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Am I at Risk..really anxious..

Posted by Concerned123, 1 Reply
...hot water. This was just 2 days back, and my head is not turning for doing something which I never wanted to. What are the risks of me of being infected, and should I get my HIV tests done now.. I am uncircumcised does that add to the risk as... Read more »

A question about risk of infection

Posted by jack949, 2 Replies
...get infected from if you were in a sexual intercourse. I seriously know it sounds stupid that I ask this, but is there a big risk of infection here if the girl had an STD? Thanks for answers! Read more »

RISK HELP!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...ejaculation. After that I masterbated him and did get cum on my hand. I don't have any cuts and washed it of in about a min. Am I at risk for HIV or anything? Thanks Read more »

Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I just think it would be fair to say that unprotected receptive fellatio without ejaculation would be very similar in terms of risk to insertive cunnilingus if both the receivers were HIV positive. I think that if both their status was unknown,... Read more »