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HIV TRANSMISSION
Mar 31, 2013

I was making out wuth my man and he poured his sperms on top of my vagina thou the sperms never penetrated inside my vagina and i sort of wet by then, will i be at risk of getting HIV?? And what does it mean when you say HIV is transmitted through vaginal fluids? Dont understand!

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi The situation you described carries a low risk of HIV transmission, but does carry a risk because of his semen coming into contact with your vaginal area. If a woman is living with HIV, such as myself, my vaginal fluid contains HIV and can be transmitted. Though it is very difficult for a woman to transmit the virus to a man it is possible.

Because there was an exchange of body fluid, his semen coming into contact with your vaginal area and not knowing his status I would recommend testing, though again it's a small risk, but you should know for sure.

The testing guidelines are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 90 days, and as long as there were no other exposures during this time than the results are conclusive.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon



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