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Insertive Oral Sex Hiv
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Rare but possible: Oral sex is less risky than unprotected vaginal or anal sex, but it still holds some risk. Especially if there are mouth ulcers or bleeding gums. Using condoms helps decrease this risk even more. Each person needs to decide their own risk tolerance with their partner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, rarely: The rash of syphilis as well as the chancre (the initial ulcer) both contain bacteria and so touching either of these with ungloved hands or from genital-frontal contact without penetration can result in transmission. Anal sex can also transmit syphilis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Hiv does not live in saliva. But you can contract HIV through oral sex from blood, semen, and other sexual fluids. Hiv through oral sex is transmitted from blood, sexual fluids or open sores in the genital area of one partner into the bloodstream of the second partner through an open sore or abrasion in the mouth. Find out the status of your partner and practice safer sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chlamydia: Oral sex has potential to transmit a number of sti's. Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis ; hepatitis can be spread via oral sex. Chlamydia can cause pharngeal/ throat infection when spread via oral sex. This isn't a common method of transmission. My understanding is that chlamydia isn't spread through saliva. I am not aware of chlamydia being spread oral to genital via saliva. ...Read more
HIV is hard to get: Nope. Absolutely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Both: In my opinion Increasing incidence of cancers of the mouth and throat indicates that hpv transmission via oral sex is just as much of a problem as is transmission via vaginal intercourse. An expert in infectious diseases or public health official may give you actual statistics,however. ...Read more
Can STD's like: AIDs,HPV,Gonorrhea,syphlis transmit through external genital contact and no penetration -no sexual intercourse?
Rarely for some STDs: Thanks for your question. Very low risk for all STDs and zero risk for some. No risk -- at least low enough to be ignored -- for STDs passed by genital fluids (gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV, hepatitis B). STDs that are transmitted skin-to-skin (herpes, HPV, syphilis) could be transmitted, but very rarely even for these. I hope this helps. Stay safe! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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