Feb 23, 2014
i have done unprotected sex with another male many times but i know that he is HIV negative weather I will get HIV
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi The only way to get HIV is to exchange body fluids with someone who has HIV. If you know for sure that your partner does not have HIV than you will not get HIV. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected vaginal or anal sex and sharing of needles. Casual contact, sharing utensils, drinking after someone, etc are not way for HIV transmission to occur. If you go to this link HIV101 it will take you to our page that talks about the ways in which HIV is and is not transmitted.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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