|Who pass HIV Easier
Jan 11, 2007
Is it easier for a man to give Hiv to a woman, or is it easier for a woman to give it to a man? From what I've heard it's easier for a man to give it to a woman because of their semen.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
You heard correctly. Male-to-female HIV transmission in the vagina is significantly more likely than female-to-male HIV transmission from the vagina. Estimates in some studies suggest eight times greater efficiency of male-to-female transmission.
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