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I tested for gonn, chla, and syph. All negative. With oral sex, HIV is no risk, I have no symptoms for genital herpes. Still scared. Should I still worry?

I tested for gonn, chla, and syph. All negative. With oral sex, HIV is no risk, I have no symptoms for genital herpes. Still scared. Should I still worry?

Take precautions: Oral sex is not without risk for HIV, though risk is very small. It is prudent to engage in safe sex practices. See the following for safer sex guidelines.

http://www. Health. Gov. On.ca/en/pro/programs/hivaids/docs/hiv_safe_sex_guide. Pdf ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Hiv (Definition)

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


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Had unprotected anal sex tested after for HIV its negative is there a test I can do to not wait 3whole months and is oral sex a risk for HIV?

HIV nucleic acid: You may get HIV nucleic acid test done, but it is useful before three months, only if it is positive. A negative result before three months does not rule out HIV infection. Oral sex is safer but not risk free. Consult this site for guideline on safer sex.
http://www.aids.org/topics/aids-factsheets/aids-background-information/what-is-aids/safer-sex-guidelines/ ...Read more

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Can I get HIV from oral sex?

Can I get HIV from oral sex?

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 involved. Studies have confirmed that unprotected oral sex can lead to HIV infection. ...Read more

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Can u get HIV from oral sex?

Can u get HIV from oral sex?

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 genitalia of a female no. If someone is performing oral sex on you, then also no. Saliva does not transmit hiv. ...Read more

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Can u get HIV by having oral sex?

Can u get HIV by having oral sex?

Yes: Oral sex can serve as a way to transmit hiv, especially if there are open sores/tears involved within the oral cavity. ...Read more

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Can I get HIV by having oral sex?

Can I get HIV by having oral sex?

Yes: Oral sex involves giving or receiving oral stimulation (i.e., sucking or licking) to the penis (fellatio), the vagina (cunnilingus), or the anus (anilingus). Hiv can be transmitted during any of these activities, but the risk is much less than that from anal or vaginal sex. ...Read more

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Can recipient of oral sex get HIV?

Can recipient of oral sex get HIV?

Unlikely, but yes!: Unlikely, but can be transmitted. Hpv and herpes are more easily passed! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about oral sex and hiv?

Can you tell me about oral sex and hiv?

Possible.: Very rare male having oral sex with a women. More likely for a women having oral sex with a male. However, herpes and hpv transmission are much more common! In any case, a woman should insist on a new male sexual partner wear a condom! ...Read more

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I received oral sex, is there a risk for HIV?

I received oral sex, is there a risk for HIV?

HIV is spread by...: ...blood, semen, pre-seminal fluid, rectal fluids, vaginal fluids, breast milk. Recommend you read: https://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/hiv-aids-101/how-you-get-hiv-aids/ ...Read more

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What is the risk of getting HIV from oral sex?

What is the risk of getting HIV from oral sex?

Very small: In the classic studies during the peak of the epidemic, the risk even from swallowing infected semen was too low to estimate. I still hope you will love safely, and oral sex is still a risk for gonorrhea and more. ...Read more

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Is HIV transmission possible through oral sex?

Is HIV transmission possible through oral sex?

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. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV by giving or getting oral sex??

Can you get HIV by giving or getting oral sex??

Probably: It's been demonstrated in non-human primates, but in large epidemiologic studies it's much less risky than other practices in which body fluids are exchanged. There are anti-HIV substances in saliva and this may be part of the explanation. You can share syphilis, gonorrhea, and herpes doing this stuff. That's enough reason to be careful. ...Read more

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Not feeling well after oral sex? Could I have hiv?

Not feeling well after oral sex? Could I have hiv?

HIV: Yes. Transmission of this virus through semen that contains HIV and is ejaculated into the oral cavity may infect when it hits the back of the throat, the tonsils, lymph nodes, etc. It is very rare or non-existent to be transmitted by oral sex on a woman. If you feel you may have been exposed to HIV it is best to go and be tested. Better safe than sorry. Be careful, it is dangerous out there. ...Read more

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Is HIV possible with oral sex and if yes, how risky?

Is HIV possible with oral sex and if yes, how risky?

Oral sex: Taking semen into your mouth does put you at risk. It is very low risk, in general, but HIV can be caught this way. ...Read more

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How probable is it to get HIV when receiving oral sex?

Unlikely: But possible if partner giving oral sex has HIV plus there is any break in your penile skin. Always best to use a condom, even for oral sex. ...Read more

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Can oral sex between two HIV negative people cause hiv?

Can oral sex between two HIV negative people cause hiv?

A virus causes HIV: Like any other infection, someone has to have HIV in order to pass it on to someone who previously was uninfected. The problem is truly knowing who has hiv, since people can look and feel fine and and no idea that they are infected, yet have HIV and transmit it to others. This is why always using safer sex is critical. ...Read more

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How many cases happend of HIV by only receiving oral sex from man?

Rare if ever: Oral sex is a very inefficient way of transmitting hiv, giving or receiving. Still, it's best to be safe especially with a guy you don't now, and there are plenty of other things that can be transmitted this way -- famously gonorrhea for the recipient. The burning question for you is, "am I infected? " you've asked here & have a right to a quick check from your physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are my risks of contracting HIV through oral sex?

HIV transmission: Hiv may be transmitted if infected fluids (semen, vaginal secretions, blood) come in contact w inflamed tissue/ sore/ulceration in throat or mouth. ...Read more

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If I have oral sex with someone who doesn't have HIV, can I still get HIV?

No: Someone has to have HIV in order to transmit it. So if both are truly negative, then no. Does not mean other STD (s) might not be present and transmissible. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting HIV from performing oral sex on a guy with it?

What are my chances of getting HIV from performing oral sex on a guy with it?

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. ...Read more

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What to do if I feel afraid, possible HIV transmission from recieving oral sex?

What to do if I feel afraid, possible HIV transmission from recieving oral sex?

Possible!: Very rare male having oral sex with a women. More likely for a women having oral sex with a male. However, herpes and hpv transmission are much more common! In any case, a woman should insist on a new male sexual partner wear a condom! ...Read more

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If we are sure that the partner is HIV negative, then will it be safe to have oral sex?

? don't know: Hiv is just one infection that can be transmitted sexually through body fluids. Hepatitis and herpes for exsample are toher conditions that can be transmitted. Knowing your partner, monogamy, and a full battery of all possible infectious diseases that can be transnitted through oral sex is the only way to say it "safe" to have oral sex. ...Read more

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Cn HIV be passed on through oral sex if the person is on medication n its undetectable?

Reduced risk: If you are talking about the person on the receiving end of semen during fellatio, the risk is diminished by the reduced viral load, but not eliminated. Any sexual contacts with an hiv+ person still carries risk. ...Read more

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What to do if I have mixed emotions about getting HIV from oral sex so i'd like to know what you think?

Mixed feelings!: How could you have mixed feelings regarding acquisition of hiv? But this is the reality! Easy to get hpv and herpes from oral sex-either way. Women can more easily contract HIV from performing oral sex and swallowing semen. Men rarely can contract HIV from performing oral sex on females. Women would be wise to asking males to have a condom! ...Read more

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Receiving and giving oral sex with another guy who is HIV+ will result a lower or higher rate of having HIV?

Receiving and giving oral sex with another guy who is HIV+ will result a lower or higher rate of having HIV?

Risky behavior: Risk of HIV is lower with oral sex but it is not without risk. You should get tested. Ask your doctor if you should be on prophylactic medication to prevent HIV, especially if you wish to persist in such activity. ...Read more

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If I had oral sex with a women that HIV status is unknown. Is HIV transmitted through oral sex? Will I get HIV?

Possible if she has: It is always a possibility to contact HIV with unprotected sex, see your doctor, may need at least 6 months follow up ...Read more

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If a hiv+ person gives a hiv- oral sex will the hiv- person get hiv and pass it along to someone else? Help please!!!!

Possible: But very low risk. Risk can increase if oral sores or bleeding and poorly controlled HIV or AIDS and by HIV partner ejaculating into the mouth ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more