Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
162 Doctors are Online

HPV infected male concerned about HIV infection. Any advice?

hey im a hpv (high risk).....i had protected oral sex with another male (he has hpv).....he was doin the deed , and i was receivin the oral...... im concerned about hiv/aids because my condom was not rolled all the way down and his spit got on that part....he also licked the part where the condom was rolled down....the oral lasted for about an hour
Asked On : Fri, 22 Mar 2013
Answers:  2 Views:  36
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi Bernard,
Thanks for writing in.
HIV infection is usually not transmitted by oral sex.Few natural substances in saliva neutralize the HIV virus effectively.Semen is effective carrier of HIV virus when it comes in vaginal or anal mucosa can transmit the virus.Oral cavity transmission is unlikely for HIV.
However HPV virus can get transmitted by this type of exposure.Oral and facial warts can occur by this type of exposure.Also oral sex can weaken the latex condom decreasing its efficacy to protect from STDs.It is best to avoid such high risk exposure to prevent STDs and HIV infection.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Thu, 28 Mar 2013
I find this answer helpful
Geriatrics Specialist Dr. Surendiran Gaj's  Response
Hi there,
Thanks for writing to us,
The chance of getting infected with HIV in oral sex rare, that too after wearing condom likely reduces the risk of contracting HIV. if you are still concerned, it is advisable to do an HIV PCR test to detect the infection in early stage.
Always have safe sex to prevent this kind of worries in future.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 30 Mar 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor