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Can i get hiv by having oral sex

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Oral sex involves giving or receiving oral stimulation (i.e., sucking or licking) to the penis (fellatio), the vagina (cunnilingus), or the anus (anil ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Yes: You absolutely can. You can catch any std with oral sex.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes it's possible.: Check out this link. Take care! http://www.Cdc.Gov/hiv/risk/behavior/oralsex.Html.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Pearlman
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is not common to transmit HIV with oral sex, but if you have any open sores in your mouth, that the HIV virus can cause an infection.
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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Oral sex can serve as a way to transmit hiv, especially if there are open sores/tears involved within the oral cavity.
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Dr. John Novella
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, you can but it is less likely, statistically, than actual intercourse. You can also contract other sexually transmitted diseases through oral sex ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, it is possible to get HIV from oral sex. While the risk is likely lower than vaginal or anal sex without a condom, there is still some risk invo ... Read More
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Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
HIV oral transmiss'n: Although not a common route, HIV can be transmitted through oral sex. Hiv is transmitted via body fluids and blood. If either recipient or donor has ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Oral Sex and HIV: It all depends. If you are giving oral sex on an infected male not on meds then yes, absolutely. If you are performing oral sex on the external genita ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sure, but no...: Many things are possible in life, which means the question "Can this happen?" is not useful because the answer is almost always yes, even if the chanc ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Yes, you may...: Yes, you may. Seek evaluation and counseling timely. Best wish...
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HIV: HIV has been reported as transmitted through oral sex, although not as frequently as through normal or anal intercourse. Make sure a new intended "pa ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely, but yes!: Unlikely, but can be transmitted. Hpv and herpes are more easily passed!
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, but lower risk: Oral sex has lower risk but can transmit hiv. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/oralsex.htm.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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ThisIsYourOralExam: At the 4th International Oral AIDS Conference held in South Africa, the risk of transmission through oral sex was estimated to be approximately 0.04% ... Read More

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