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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Giving Oral

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Giving Oral Sex to Woman Only Risk Factor

I am living in Indonesia. I gave unprotected oral sex to a HIV status unknown woman in mid July. Contact between my mouth and vaginal fluids was limited, but it did happen. I became very scared immediately thereafter, and have constantly worrying...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I would agree with your doctor in saying that HIV-infection in your case is unlikely. Your activity was low-risk. There is very little evidence of HIV transmission to a person performing oral sex on a woman (cunnilingus). HIV is more difficult to... Read more »

Is giving Oral High Risk?

I've been with my boyfriend for 8 years. We are both currently Negative tested regularly most recent 2 weeks ago. It is one of those relationships where I'm faithful to my bf, but he feels the need to give and receive oral pleasure from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The risk of acquiring HIV from any type of oral sex is low. The estimated per-act risk for insertive unprotected oral sex is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures to an infected partner. That estimated risk increases to 1 per 10,000 exposures for unprotected... Read more »

GIVING ORAL SEX LOW RISK?

Why is that that every HIV site I read states that oral sex has a big risk, and you are saying that it is very low?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Every HIV site" you read states that oral sex carries a "big risk" for HIV transmission?????? Hmmm . . . perhaps you should try a site that is not sponsored by the Vatican or Bushie abstinence-only programs or a Fox news... Read more »

Giving Oral Sex HIV risk.

Hello Doctor, Thanks in advice for Your work, I have one question which very worrying me, I found a many answers from other sites about it, but the real help I think i'll find from Your answer:- Is it possible to take HIV on giving (!!!) Oral...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
This information is clearly outlined in the archives. I apologize if you were unable to find it.1. Oral sex is a low-risk activity. Transmission is unlikely2. 22 days is too soon. You could go in for an INITIAL test at 28 days, with a final test at... Read more »
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whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

hiv risk from unprotected oral (giving MSM)

Posted by anxious66, 5 Replies
Hi guys, just wanted to know

I gave a guy i know head who said he was 'clean'. he didn't ejaculate and i'm pretty sure there was no precum. the whole thing lasted under a minute.

now about a week later, i am worried i have developed ars symptoms.... Read more »

Giving Oral Sex to a Women...risk?

Posted by bluejayyy, 2 Replies
8 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a women that I do not know and I have no idea of her STD status. I have been tested for everything that would show by now and am ok. I am waiting for the 12 weeks on the HIV test. I have been unable to find info on... Read more »

Giving vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I gave vaginal oral sex and french kissing to a stripper and now I worried that I may have contracted HIV. I was tested at 10 & 28 days with the PCR and both were negative. Also, I tested at 2.5, 4, & 7 weeks with the antibody test and they... Read more »