In terms of HIV this is very low risk. Theoretically transmission is possible but there has never been a well-documented case of transmission. Studies which have followed up couples in which one partner has HIV and the other does not have not identified any cases of HIV transmission due to cunnilingus the vagina being licked. The theoretical potential stems from the possible presence of HIV in vaginal fluids and menstrual blood. However the mouth and esophagus are quite thick and contain relatively few cells that would be vulnerable to HIV infection. Saliva may contain an enzyme that inhibits HIV infection.
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