The investigators noted that this is the "first reported case of female-to-female sexual transmission of HIV supported by identification of similar HIV genotypes in the source patient and the recipient".
Ina further case report was publishedon this occasion supported by phylogenetic analysis, which showed that the genetic sequences of the viruses infecting the two women were highly related Chan.
The report concerns a year-old woman who appears to have acquired HIV during a six-month monogamous HIV serodiscordant sexual relationship with a year-old woman. She had had a negative antibody test a few weeks before seroconversion illness and diagnosis. Her female partner had been previously diagnosed with HIV but had dropped out of medical care and was not receiving antiretroviral therapy. The newly diagnosed woman had no other recent risk factors for HIV, such as heterosexual intercourse, injecting drug use, or more unusual modes of HIV transmission such as tattooing, acupuncture, transfusion or transplant.
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Resistance can be the result of a poor adherence to treatment or of transmission of an already resistant virus. Kissing, licking or sucking another person's genitals, i.
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Other STDs, such as syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea and chlamydia, can be transmitted during oral sex. Anilingus can also transmit hepatitis A and B, intestinal parasites like Giardiaand bacteria like E.
Risk of HIV
Individuals can further reduce the already low risk of HIV transmission from oral sex by keeping their male partners from ejaculating in their mouth. This could be done by removing the mouth from the penis before ejaculation, or by using a condom. Using a barrier like a condom or dental dam during oral sex can further reduce the risk of transmitting HIV, other STDs, and hepatitis.
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Fellatio is the technical term used to describe oral contact with the penis. Cunnilingus is the technical term which describes oral-vaginal sex. Studies indicate that oral sex is commonly practiced by sexually active male-female and same-gender couples of various ages, including adolescents. Although there are only limited national data about how often adolescents engage in oral sex, some data suggest that many adolescents who engage in oral sex do not consider it to be sex; therefore they may use oral sex as an option to experience sex while still, in their minds, remaining abstinent.
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Moreover, many consider oral sex to be a safe or no risk sexual practice. The risk of HIV transmission from an infected partner through oral sex is much smaller than the risk of HIV transmission from anal or vaginal sex. If you are taking HIV treatment though, this would have protected hime. Is it safe for us to engage in oral sex? I do not want to put him at any risk. Thank you for any information.
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Hi Terren, If the person your partner had sex with is on treatment for their HIV and has an undetectable viral load then the risks of infection are close to zero. I have 2 question.