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what are my chances of getting hiv from performing oral sex on a guy with it?

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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics 25 years experience
A chance: I don't know if anyone can answer that question exactly. There are a lot of factors that might change the risk such as if he is on any HIV medications/antiviral drugs. You should get tested for hiv. Testing should be available to you for free (and confidentially) at your local health department. Use a condom.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
And, your chances increase if you have any sores or wounds in your mouth, or any bad teeth.
Mar 22, 2012

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