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Receiving Oral Hiv
Abbott Architect Ag/Ab negative at the 7th, 10th, 12th, 17th, and 21st week after receiving oral sex... Hiv free? Seeing signs of Lipoatrophy...
You are okay: Please do yourself a favor -- hit the fitness culture hard. You are probably one of those folks who is naturally attentive to his body. Lipoma trophy is a medication side effect, kate, but it would be great to see yourself trimming down and looking great because of fitness efforts. Be thankful for escaping HIV, and take maximum advantage of health ...Read more
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 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
Receiving and giving oral sex with another guy who is HIV+ will result a lower or higher rate of having HIV?
Had a hiv rna test after 9 days & 12 hours post possible exposure (receiving oral non protected) and combo test after 24 days, both negative. Am I ok?
Not HIV transmission: HIV is not transmitted by receiving oral sex. That said, life can surprise you sometimes. One should continue to do routine HIV screening as advised by one's regular doctor. That means screening once or twice a year, if having a non-monogamous relationship (more than one partner). Whether or not receiving oral sex makes no difference, because that does not noticeably increase one's risk of HIV. ...Read more
Yes: The new fourth-generation tests, done on blood, are conclusive. I hope, Mark, that you'll feel safe, and that you'll be able to laugh off what happened to you rather than consider yourself permanently injured. Everybody who experiments with alcohol has some tragicomic experiences. I hope that an older, wiser you finds real love and can smile about things that happened growing up. Cheers. ...Read more
HIV is hard to get: Nope. Absolutely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Chances of HIV from receiving unprotected oral? Also accidently licked finger after I finger penetrated her. I'm really scared. Please help
Here are some...: The described scenario should pose a next-to-zero odd to contract STD since exposing to it doesn't mean contract it and contracting it doesn't mean developing disease because contracting STDs resulting from breaking natural barriers-mucosa or skin and weakening humoral immune defense. If living in high-risk lifestyle for STDs, such as bisexual, homo, multiple partners, do screening once in 1-2 yrs ...Read more
Can you catch HIV from receiving oral? It was quite rough and there are really badly swollen parts of my penis and potentially a few cuts.
My boyfriend has HIV, is undetectable. I'm male. He wants to have sex, but I am worried. What is the risk with a condom? Risk receiving oral with none
Bi male always condoms for penatrive sex and don't like giving oral any risk of hiv from receiving oral and rimmin I no stds are a risk?
Minimal risk: The risk of HIV from what you describe is minimal -- too low for us to estimate. However, there's plenty else you can get -- gonorrhea from receiving oral unprotected, amebiasis and nastier from the rimming. Love always involves risks of some sort; only you can decide what's right for you and the other people who love you. ...Read more
How much of an HIV risk is unprotected oral sex, whether giving or receiving? I took an at home Oraquick test for HIV and it came up C (negative)
My boyfriend has hiv. What is the risk of receiving oral? I check his mouth for blood each time and there is none and he covers the tip of my penis.
Low: Life is a matter of weighing risks versus benefits / needs. I trust the special man in your life is being treated and has the infection under control. Receiving oral sex is a very inefficient way of transmitting hiv, and if it's at all possible, please keep using barrier protection. This said, congratulations on your having found one another and being comfortable with your love. Best wishes. ...Read more
Flu-like symptoms 3 weeks after receiving oral from guy with min. Kissing. I had a non-bleeding canker sore. Had blow jobs from others. Possible HIV?
Probably not HIV: There have been no proved cases of HIV transmitted mouth to penis. Whether your symptoms are consistent with acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, i.e. initial HIV infection) depends on what you mean by "flu like". ARS typically cases sore throat, fever, swollen lymph nodes, and often a body wide rash. It does not cause nasal congestion or cough. Since you're concerned and possibly at risk, get tested! ...Read more
What is the chance of getting an std/hiv from giving a and receiving oral using condoms? As well as being anally penetrated by an unprotected finger, when I have an anal fissure?
Relatively low: As far as oral and anal with a condom on...you should be OK. The fingering. You have to be careful with the anal fissure because if there is an infective agent. It has ready access to your bloodstream (more than if there was no fissure at all). Its certainly more safe than other insertions (penis for example). Just make sure they don't have long fingernails and make sure they wash their hands. ...Read more
Are oral thrush, dry mouth and vaginal thrush common ARS symptoms for HIV? & what are the chances that I contracted HIV from RECEIVING cunnilingus?
Risk of std/hiv with giving and receiving oral with condoms, and anal penetration with an unprotected finger, when I have an anal fissure, using the other persons saliva?
Here are some. ..: Your described scenario of sexual behaviors poses a much higher risk to contract STDs than average monogamous individuals. But, no one can tell you if you may get it or not. Therefore, follow a higher standard of safe sex and do annual tests for STD if engaging in sex with multiple partners through multiple entrances - genital, oral, and anal - especially with "violent" sexual acts leading to... ...Read more
Very rare: HIV transmission by oral sex is very rare. One estimate is that if one partner has HIV, penile to oral averages one transmission for every 10, 000 events, 1 in 20, 000 oral to penis. These are equivalent to giving or receiving BJs by infected partners once once a day for 27 and 55 years before transmission might be expected. Transmission by cunnilingus (oral-vaginal) probably is even more uncommon. ...Read more
It is very unlikely to get HIV as the receptive partner in oral sex (the one receiving oral sex). Performing oral sex on a man us more risky than performing oral sex on a female.
In studies of gay men those who perform oral sex on an infected man find that this is the third most common way they get hiv. ...Read more
Acute & chronic HIV: When someone is just infected with HIV, the immune system can take a 'real hit' and opportunistic infections like 'thrush' can occur. Otherwise, it's usually much later in the course of HIV-1 infection that something like thrush will show up -- after the immune system has been degraded for some time. There are other 'mouth infections' that can occur with HIV. Best to see your primary doc or ID doc ...Read more
Can Hiv shown up after twenty years in the body I did oral to another guys of right now I'm feeling ok?
How likely is a 10 week HIV negative oral test to change after taken 5 of them to change at thirteen weeks.
HIV testing: Most people develop HIV antibodies within 2-8 weeks of their infection. The average is 25 days. 97% of people will develop detectable antibodies in the first 3 months. Rarely, it can take up to 6 months to develop antibody. If there's concern about acute hiv, a test that measures HIV RNA viral load can be done. The time between HIV infection and RNA detection is about 10 days. Talk with md. ...Read more
So I took a oral swab for HIV after 7 weeks of possible exposure. It came out negative. How reliable are these results?
Please see below: Yes, the oral test can be incorrect - but so can blood tests. People can test negative when they’re actually positive and vice versa. This seldom happens and both the oral test and the blood tests are highly accurate. You can always request a blood test if you don’t feel comfortable with the results. There is a very low chance that two tests can both be wrong. ...Read more
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