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GETTING AIDS/HIV FROM GOING DOWN ON A WOMAN

QUESTION
Can AIDS or HIV be contracted by a male performing oral sex on a female?

ANSWER
No. The good news is that there has never been a case of a man getting HIV from going down on a woman.

It is possible, although rare, to get STDs such as herpes when going down on women and even syphilis. To learn more about the risks involved with various sexual acts, check out the City Clinic risk chart.

You can read the answer to a similar question here.

To your health,
Dr. K


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