Can One Prevent Infection with HIV through Oral Sex?

(Department of Health, Western Cape Government)
Question: Can one prevent infection with HIV through oral sex?

Answer: Yes. If one were to practise oral sex, it would be important to ensure that:

  1. a condom is used for every episode of oral sex;
  2. at no time during oral sex on a man should ejaculation take place into the partner's mouth.
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