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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   is it possible to contract the HIV virus from oral sex
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   is it possible to contract the HIV virus from oral sex
Doctor :   Yes very much.
Doctor :   May I ask a few more questions pertaining to your problem?
User :   yes
Doctor :   What is your sex ?
User :   male
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you know that the person you had oral sex with had AIDS or was HIV+
User :   i did not ask. so i am not sure
Doctor :   Ok, if you know the other person well and are in touch with him/her please ask at first the other person to go for a screening test.
Doctor :   1. Ok, if you know the other person well and are in touch with him/her please ask at first the other person to go for a screening test.
Doctor :   2. Please screen yourself too by getting an ELISA Test done.
Doctor :   3. After 1 month, 3months , 6 months.
Doctor :   You have to repeat it thrice.
Doctor :   4. If it is positive in any one of these tests please get a confirmatory test called WESTERN BLOT Test.
Doctor :   Hope you have followed.
User :   how effective is the HIV PCR test?
Doctor :   Actually it is not the mandatory test as there are many false positives and negatives as it is for the RNA of the virus,
Doctor :   So most of the doctors recommend ELISA Test.
User :   what is the % of me getting the virus from oral sex, if the other person is HIV +
Doctor :   It is 1% for Anal sex, 0.1% FOR Vaginal Sex and 0.05-0.01% for Oral sex.
User :   ok, we did not have intercourse. we masturbated each other. we did come in contact with seminal fluids. after masturbation , without me ejaculating, the other person sucked my penis. i then ejaculated out of his mouth. whats the risk for me ?
Doctor :   As I have already mentioned , If he is HIV+ , Your chance is from 0.01% to 0.05%
Doctor :   And hence please follow the steps that I have mentioned.
Doctor :   Please do not panic, But Please be absolutely careful and please do not participate in sex without a condom with any unknown person.
Doctor :   May I know your age ?
User :   u are correct. i only thought of that after we had sex.
User :   i am 35
Doctor :   You have a great long life ahead, Please take care of yourself and You might be the greatest gift to your loved ones , friends, relatives and GOD. Please take care.
Doctor :   Do follow the steps that I have suggested and do not worry, You still have a great chance of not being HIV+.
Doctor :   So dont you worry.
Doctor :   Do you have anything else to ask ?
User :   thamk you for your information doctor. and the positive things that you have said to me.
User :   i just hope and pray that i am HIV negetive
Doctor :   Yeah you still have 99.95 to 99.99 chance of being HIV-ve.
Doctor :   But follow the protocol and take care.
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care.
User :   thank you doctor. u take care as well
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye
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