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Why Is Cunnilingus Low Risk

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Risk of infection (CUNNILINGUS, 2010)

Hi dock, I am a 20 year old male from Brazil. I am very worried for years now about being hiv+. Back in 2006, november, I made oral sex in a girl, for a about a minute. I might have brushed my teeths before it. Last year, april(2.5 years after the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...both of us off....Thank you, and I will be donating like many others. This site is a Godsend.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,The risk of HIV-acquisition/transmission from cunnilingus is exceedingly low, barring extenuating circumstances. See below.... Read more »

ORAL ON WOMAN, PEP?, RISK?,DONATION (CUNNILINGUS 2008)

I performed oral on a woman, but only licked her clit. i never put my tongue inside her. Did I... Read more »

HELP! Cunnilingus Risks

Dr. Bob,I sent a donation last year after you helped me with information and reassurance. I'll... Read more »
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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 »
The Well Project

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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

... What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Read more »
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Performed Cunnilingus please read entirely

Posted by decadude, 1 Reply
...I have read time and time again that cunnilingus is low risk activity but I believe this is derived from assumption alone. It would be far too difficult to assess this because typically Read more »

risks involved with cunnilingus?

Posted by Anonymous
...as long as it would be considered a minimal risk on my part. I don't know how the science world views this practice in terms of risk for transmittion, however. Any help is greatly appreciated. Jake Read more »

11 weeks 2 days from my low risk intercouse.

Posted by sinso, 2 Replies
...I want to tell my history. I had 2 relations of risk, well I believe that the risk is a low risk but certainly is a risk. First situation was in 28 the February of this year with Read more »

Please Respond - Very Confusing - Cunnilingus - ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...performed on a woman) is unlikely to cause the transmission of HIV. If the male has a mild sore throat, does this make it a high risk activity? Does this qualify as an "open sore"? How many cases of cunnilingus-related transmission have been... Read more »