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This Weeks Question. Dear Dr. Rachel,
I just started dating a guy who has had sex with a lot of women. I haven't had sex with him yet, but I gave him oral sex the other night. I have been freaking out since then and wondering, can I get HIV from giving...
Dr. Rachel's Answer. Dear Freaked out,
While oral sex does present a lower risk for HIV transmission than either unprotected vaginal or anal sex, yes, it is possible for you to contract HIV from giving oral sex. If the man you are dating is in fact HIV... read the rest of this post.
Dr. Rachel Needle Dr. Rachel Needle is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Marital and Sexual Health of South Florida, where she provides individual and couples therapy. Dr. Rachel Needle's clinical and research interests include sexual function and dysfunction, relationship concerns, sexual compulsivity, battered women, trauma, and sexually transmitted infections.
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