In Kim's study, which is specifically looking at the risk for oral sex and oral exposure, she has not identified any new infections. But I do think that part of the message is: It's true, unprotected oral sex carries a lower risk for HIV transmission than either unprotected vaginal or anal sex. Look after your mouth. I want to emphasize that this data is not looking at per contact risk. I live in the UK can't get to your Concerted Efforts performance, is great to see someone so talented.
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Latex barriers and medicines to prevent and treat HIV can further reduce the very low risk of getting HIV from oral sex. Two studies provided quantitative estimates of the low risk among men who have sex with men MSM [2, 3]. Oral hygiene and health, gingivitis--certainly a large majority of case reports have speculated that gingivitis may play a role in increasing the risk of acquiring HIV orally. Keet published a really interesting paper in from the seroconverter study in Holland, in which men seroconverted and 20 of them had reported having had only oral sex or fellatio in the period prior to that cohort visit. Why I keep putting myself through this
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We need to talk more about limitations. However, two recent studies as yet unpublished in peer review journals suggest that oral sex may be contributing to a higher proportion of new HIV infections than previously thought. For cunnilingus mouth-to-vagina contact and anilingus mouth to anus contact: Easily cured with antibiotic medicines. HIV fails to go into your bloodstream through giving oral sex. The data that's out there suggests that it is very low risk but I think there's not really good data to quantitate that.
Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. NHS Choices offers a range of e-newsletters on various topics. However, no scientific studies have been done to show whether or not these factors actually do increase the risk of getting HIV or STI from oral sex. What is the difference between Insertive and Receptive Oral Sex. London Boy, read through the chapter on oral sex in the archives of this forum.