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What Is The Risk Of Nipple Sucking

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HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...amount of virus in the infected milk, quantity ingested, presence of cuts or sores on the oral mucous membranes, etc. Overall the risk of an adult contracting HIV from nipple noshing would be extremely low. However, when in doubt a simple rapid... Read more »

Nipple Sucking & HIV Transmission Risk

In several of your answers to questions you've been asked, you have mentionedthat HIV is present in... Read more »

Does sucking nipples pose any threat of HIV infection?

Dear Sir,I gave an oral sex by sucking nipples of a prostitute, during that time i did taste... Read more »
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2011: The Year to Suck It Up

...possible source for our newfound motto. Turns out, pilots used to say that, if you vomited in your mask, you should suck it up or risk choking on it later. Ah thanks for that pretty picture, Urban Dictionary. And as if that wasn't bad enough,... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
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Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can... Read more »
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Nipple sucking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am scared and embarrassed about this: I sucked on a woman's breast for a couple of minutes. No sign of breast milk. Any risk of HIV? Read more »

Nipple sucking breast milk

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...babies. I called my doc and he just got back to me and said he wouldnt' treat me with post exposure prophylaxis. How high's the risk guys? It was a tiny bit of fluid. Like a spray. Read more »

Please assess my real risk

Posted by jambo, 2 Replies
...got turned upside when I started attempting to insert. Then it would have fresh vaginal secretions and I would have greater risks due the uncircumcised penis. She tried to put her tongue into my mouth but I tried not to part my lips. Maybe... Read more »

Sucking nipples

Posted by Larry38, 1 Reply
...down with ARS-like symptoms. Before that and also now I have a white coating on the back of my toungue. Does that increase the risk of transmission? Another question: The CDC hotline people told me that although breastmilk has the HIV virus... Read more »