I would like to know what the chances of catching HIV from oral are. I did a foolish thing and paid a girl in a massage parlour to give me oral without a condom. I have been feeling lightheaded and slightly dizzy for the past 3 days. Could this be s symptom of HIV. Thank you
Your exposure is of receiving oral sex from a female.
The chances of getting a HIV infection through oral sex is very low.
Here are a few facts that you need to understand about oral sex and HIV. â
There have been no studies measuring the risk of getting the AIDS virus through oral sex alone. But available âââevidence suggests that:â
â1. HIV is not easy to get from any kind of oral sex.. The risk is much lower than that of unprotected penetrative anal or vaginal ââââsex. âThis is because HIV is normally only present in saliva in very low levels that are not sufficient to cause infection. âââThe linings of the mouth and throat are very resistant to viral infections such as HIV, so infection is unlikely if they âââare healthy. â
â2. Bleeding gums, gum disease, and sores in the mouth can make it easier to get infected with HIV through oral sex.â
â3. Active partners (giving oral sex) have a higher risk of getting infected with HIV , specifically, if they have oral ulcers, sores or cuts in their oral cavity and in case, there is ejaculation in the oral cavity.
There have been no recorded cases of getting HIV in receptive partners. (men receiving oral sex)
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