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Posted by: Naruto | 2007/03/05

HIV

hi doc.

can a guy get hiv if he is given oral sex? how soon after would symptoms of an std appear?

thanks.

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Dear Naruto
Hiv is spread by contact of mucous membranes of infected people, so yes you can get HIV from oral sex if the person has HIV and sores in the mouth or on the penis. Signs of an STD can only appear after weeks or within a few days - usually discharge or sores or a flu like illness.

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