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Chances of HIV exposure from unprotected oral sex?

Chances of HIV exposure from unprotected oral sex?

Low: This is an inefficient way to transmit the infection. Nobody knows exactly why, but it very seldom happens. There are several other infections you can get this way, famously syphilis and gonorrhea. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Any HIV risk during vaginal oral sex (condom used) with sex worker? Test needed?

Any HIV risk during vaginal oral sex (condom used) with sex worker? Test needed?

Not just HIV: HIV is not the only sexually transmitted disease. It is unlikely that you picked up HIV if you had an intact condom on for the whole encounter. However, HPV and herpes could be still get transmitted. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and tests. ...Read more

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Risk for HIV infection from unprotected anal intercourse?

Risk for HIV infection from unprotected anal intercourse?

Too high: To risk it. Besides infection, damage to the sphincter and loss of control of feces to mention one. ...Read more

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Can oral sex transmit hpv?

Can oral sex transmit hpv?

Yes: The hpv virus is very easily transmitted from person to person. Fingers, mouths, sharing sex toys without washing in between are all thought to be ways of transmitting hpv. ...Read more

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Is unprotected oral sex dangerous?

Is unprotected oral sex dangerous?

Yes.: As far as disease goes it is just about as dangerous as unprotected sex in any other orifice. Sexually transmitted diseases generally require mucous membrane or potentially infected fluids on mucous membrane for transmission. ...Read more

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Is high risk HPV spread by oral sex?

Is high risk HPV spread by oral sex?

Yes.: High risk strains of human papillomavirus can be spread by oral sex such as oral to genital contact. This can result in transmission of hpv from the mouth to the genitals or from the genitals to the mouth. In a fraction of people, such infections may lead over time to premalignant or even malignant changes in the genitals or the mouth / lips / tongue / throat. ...Read more

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Is saliva transmitting aids virus while performing oral sex?

Is saliva transmitting aids virus while performing oral sex?

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 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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Risk of HIV from receiving cunnilingus?

Minimal: but possible HIV virus is usually found in blood and sexual fluids. Low worldwide incidence varies ...Read more

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Is HIV or sida transmitted by having oral sex with infected guy?

Theoretically yes: But the risk is very low and no confirmed cases of transmission by this route have been documented. ...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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Hiv risk of unprotected oral sex and vaginal sex. separate incidents. no ejaculation. little to no pre ejaculate.

Hiv risk of unprotected oral sex and vaginal sex. separate incidents. no ejaculation. little to no pre ejaculate.

Use a condom!: All forms of unprotected sex leave both partners at higher risk for HIV, as well as other sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted diseases leave you more vulnerable to acquiring HIV. When you have unprotected sex, it is easy for semen, vaginal/rectal fluid or blood infected with HIV to enter your system, no matter the amount. ...Read more

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Is recieving oral sex a risk for HTLV -1 ?

Is recieving oral sex a risk for HTLV -1 ?

Yes: Exchange of body fluids with an infected person puts you at risk. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Oral sex, could one develop oral thrush?

Oral sex, could one develop oral thrush?

Possible & unlikely: Thrush should not occur in adults without some underlying deficiency. It is conceivable that intense cunnilingus with a woman who has significant yeast infection can do this, but very uncommon. ...Read more

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Does oral genital sex increases antisperm antibodies in genital mucosa and increases risk of infertility? Is oral sex detrimental in any other way?

Does oral genital sex increases antisperm antibodies in genital mucosa and increases risk of infertility? Is oral sex detrimental in any other way?

Oral sex: I am not familiar with any studies that link oral sex to infertility. Std's including herpes, chlamydia, and gonorrhea can be spread through oral sex. ...Read more

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Hiv risk with oral sex no ejaculation. unprotected vaginal sex without ejaculation. little to no precum. 6 years ago. ?

Hiv risk with oral sex no ejaculation. unprotected vaginal sex without ejaculation. little to no precum. 6 years ago. ?

Have an HIV test: Assuming you're a woman with male partners, the chance of HIV is extremely low from just 2 exposures, especially if partner(s) not gay, bisexual, or injection drug users. But the answer to your concern about it is to have an HIV test. If these are your only HIV risks, you can definitely expect a negative result, after which you can stop worrying about it. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can receiving blowjob with bleeding mouth transmit hiv?

Can receiving blowjob with bleeding mouth transmit hiv?

Yes: Oral sex in general is less risky than some other forms of sex like unprotected anal sex. However there is a risk of HIV transmission and bleeding gums or mouth sores does increase the risk. It is important to use condoms and get tested regularly for HIV if you have had any exposures - even ones you think are low risk. It is better to know your status. ...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