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Is HIV transmission possible through oral sex?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: The risk is substantially less than with unprotected anal sex, but anecdotally it has happened, and the chimpanzee version is transmissible by swallowing semen. Cunnilingus had not been shown to have a measurable risk the last time i reviewed the literature.
Answered on Nov 22, 2019
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