For any further information please contact us via the website, e-mail or through the treatment information phoneline Mon-Wed pm. If a person cannot accept the extremely low risks in life, then counseling may be in order. However, the risk depends on whether the guy rimming you is HIV positive and if viral load is high, and also if he has dental problems such as bleeding gums. If you don't have HIV and you are performing oral sex on someone who does have HIV, you are at more risk of acquiring HIV if you have cuts, sores or abrasions in your mouth or on your gums. Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir. And what is AIDS? It also lives on the surfaces of the urethra, vagina, cervix, endometrium, fallopian tubes, anus, and rectum.
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How is HIV transmitted through needles? Would you agree with this assessment? In my answers, you will note that I talk about the risks of receiving oral sex as being "extremely small", "highly unlikely", and other similar terms. Start learning about it in this section.
Health Nurse For other readers, please feel free to leave a comment, or let us know if this was helpful This answer was posted on August 2, NAM is not responsible for the content of external websites. Studies which show the fallacy of relying on anecdotal evidence as opposed to carefully controlled study insofar as HIV transmission risk is concerned: View full list of topics. What is "viral load"?
Syphilis is similar to HIV in that most blood tests would show a positive result by 6 weeks but in some situations can take up to 3 months. If you would like to discuss these issues, ask to see a health adviser, or other health professional, at your HIV treatment centre or sexual health clinic. Like all other STIs, Chlamydia is passed from an infected person to a partner through sexual activities, but it is way less likely to be transmitted through oral sex. August 14, News Office: If your viral load was undetectable on treatment, the risk would be zero for all types of sex. It may have been superseded by more recent developments.