Anonymous
Hi i received the oral sex ( BLOWJOB ) for 2/3 minutes from sexworker TWO WEEKS BACK . i am not sure about her HIV status now i am worried about HIV can u plz tell me what are the risks ...
how much time HIV virus is active outside the human body , do HIV transmitted through saliva , if sex worker is HIV positive still can i get HIV pl tell as i worried and have too much anxiety regarding the same
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Anonymous
Hello,

Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about the HIV risk associated with receiving oral sex. From the information given, this scenario is determined to be Negligible Risk (There are no evidence or no documented cases of transmission). However, factors that may increase the risk of transmission include sores in the mouth, bleeding gums, and the presences of other sexually transmitted infections. [1,2]

The scenario mentioned above does not meet the three components of the transmission equation. HIV is not transmitted through saliva. Although receiving oral sex is an activity that has a negligible risk of HIV transmission, this activity may lead to higher risk activities. Refer to the sources below for a more information about oral sex and HIV transmission, as well as an explanation of the HIV transmission equation. [3]

References:

1. https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/oralsex.html

2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sti.77.5.307

3. https://www.aidswindsor.org/healthy-me/hiv-transmission/


Recommendation: There are no evidence or no documented cases of transmission, refer to a physician for more personalized answers.

Regards,

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Marie
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