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Questions about fluids, condoms and more.......

Hello everyone! I'm sorry for my English, it's not my native language.
I have some doubts, and I confess that I have read countless posts here on this forum. I have some doubts. I am a man, bisexual, and I have a girlfriend. Eventually I go out with call boys.

- When we say that HIV is inactive immediately when exposed to the environment (air or other liquids), does this apply to any viral load?

- There is a study - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15602121 - where drinking alcohol before having oral sex can inhibit the protection that saliva brings to people from HIV infection. Does this have relevance?

- When they say that a condom does not protect 100% of HIV, is this only valid if it tears correctly? If the condom is used correctly, does it protect 100% against HIV?

- What do you think of people who claim to have contracted HIV by oral sex? Can we say that they are stories and just stories?

I thank you for your kindness, and I congratulate everyone here for better informing people!
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3191940 tn?1447268717
Let us make this simple.  HIV risks for adults are:
1) having unprotected, penetrative, anal or vaginal sex, or
2) sharing intravenous needles (with IV drug users)

NOTHING else you can think of is a risk for HIV, including oral sex with or without a condom.  You can always find a single study to support any idea, and you can always find people claiming to be infected by any method.  

A condom that does not visibly break during vaginal or anal penetration protects you from HIV.  HIV experts do not recommend testing following oral events.  Here is a study with a good sample size that should ease your fears about oral sex: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12045500

Oral sex IS a risk for some STDs.  If you are concerned about oral sex and HIV, which you should not be, simply use a condom for oral sex.
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I'm sorry, it wasn't my intention. I will try to compile my doubts into some more specific questions:
- If I lick a person's anus, would the blood or rectal fluid in contact with my tongue or mouth be infectious if the partner's viral load is high? Or would it just be worrisome if too much blood (non-existent situation) entered my tongue or mouth?
- If I drink alcohol (beer, whiskey, etc.) and after that lick a person's anus, can I be unprotected due to this fact?
- If I use a condom for anal or vaginal sex, and it does not tear or rupture, can I be sure that transmission will not occur? Are there variables?
- Does anyone here believe that oral sex can be a possible infection route? In which case specifically?

I don't know if I succeeded ... but I thought my doubts were a little simpler than they seem ... I'm sorry for that again.
I commented and only after I saw your answer! I understood then ... ok! Thank you for your help and for giving me attention!
3191940 tn?1447268717
Please just tell us what risk events you believe you had for HIV.  Your questions are too broad in scope for a forum like this.
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