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What Is The Risk Of Receiving Oral Sex

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HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,The HIV risk associated with oral sex is definitely a QTND (question that never dies). What we can say is that overall risk of HIV acquisition/transmission via oral sex is very low. An insertive partner has less risk than a receptive... Read more »

SF Aids Foundation Says Oral Sex NO RISK

I have been reviewing your section on "oral sex", and you are constantly reassuring persons in my... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

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 »
AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

...Beth Dillon of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) most recent work focuses on determining the risk of oral sex transmission of HIV. But Beth was surprised this issue made front-page news. Her findings are far from the irresponsible Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

More on Oral Sex and the Risk of HIV Transmission

... In the following article and an article by Janice Price , we will entertain two different views on oral sex transmission of the HIV virus. Detailed interviews of a cohort of gay men with acute infection provide further evidence that Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of HIV Infection Attributable to Oral Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and in the Population of Men Who Have Sex With Men

...report fellatio are actually exposed to semen (35 percent), the PAR% will be considerably lower. "These data confirm that the risk of HIV infection attributable to fellatio among MSM and in the MSM population is especially low," the authors... Read more »
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Does risk receiving oral sex?

Posted by extresado, 1 Reply
...Does risk receiving oral sex? Do we need to be tested? Read more »

receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
...Hi I received unprotected oral sex without a barrier from 2 different guys whose HIV status I'm not sure of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not notice Read more »

receiving oral sex and different views of risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...here so please be nice. I have spent countless hours on the net and hotlines trying to find accurate information on receiving oral sex. I have been going crazy for the last 3 months. I had a bad sore throat exactly 1 month after the incident... Read more »