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Author Topic: Question about Swiss study  (Read 1571 times)

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Offline loop78

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Question about Swiss study
« on: August 07, 2008, 06:50:21 AM »
Reading about the (in)famous Swiss study that basically states undetectable equals uninfectious under some strict conditions, I came up with a question I'd like to know your opinion about.

The conditions for the validity of "undetectable = uninfectious" according to the Swiss study are:

  • It's only been studied for vaginal sex
  • Must've been under treatment and undetectable for 6 months
  • No STD

Given that the risk of transmission of receptive oral sex is far lower than the risk of vaginal intercourse, do you think the same statement of "undetectable = uninfectious" would apply to receptive oral sex given the same conditions?

I'd like to know because right now I'm in a steady relationship with a negative guy, and though I know the risk of him getting the bug by giving me oral sex is really small, given my high viral load I do not let him do it. I just don't wanna expose him to that risk, however small it is. I know many of you choose to have unprotected oral anyway, but this is the way I feel.

Right now I'm not under treatment, but if being able to receive oral sex without worrying about transmission would be included in the package, that's what I'd call a good incentive! :P

Edit: Just realized that the people on the Swiss study must have done also their good share of oral sex, but anyway... ;)
« Last Edit: August 07, 2008, 06:59:01 AM by loop78 »


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