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Risk in licking nipple that may have vaginal fluid

Hi Doc Rob,Tried searching the forums but didnt found anything this specific.I had an encounter with a sex worker. I fingered her for a while and she got wet. Then i touched her nipples after that.about a minute later, i licked her nipple,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The HIV-transmission risk from the activities you describe is nonexistent.Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the Foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org.Stay safe and you'll... Read more »

Vaginal fluids on penis

Hello Dr. Bob,Well done on all the great work you've done into HIV / AIDS, I really I appreciate what you do for everyone.I recently had sex with one prostitute (using condom) and two hours later I have sex with my girlfriend (again with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOW! You "wham bam thank you ma'am-ed" a naughty lady from Shady Lane and then two hours later nailed your main squeeze? Either you must be one horned-up love machine or you are of Italian descent. Either way your fears of... Read more »

No documented Vaginal Fluid transmissions?

Dr. Sowadsky, I've read that sweat, tears and saliva also contain some tracesof HIV in an infected person. If one were to obtain these and then inject them directly to the bloodstream,can one get infected? I ask this because I was recently...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Saliva, tears, sweat and urine do contain the HIV virus, but in such smallconcentrations that we have not seen any cases of HIV transmission linked toany of these body fluids. If however there were visible blood in... Read more »

HIV and vaginal fluid (2nd time asking)

hello doc.i've asked you before but you didn't reply. i might as well try agaid, perhaps you got bored on my question. anyway, it will be more informative to the followers of your forum if you could answer this question...pls for the love...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your question has too many variables for me to accurately access the HIV risk. The best I can do is repeat what most likely you already know. Vaginal secretions can contain HIV. If the "fresh cut" was deep enough and fresh enough and... Read more »
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Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone advise me. I made 2 stupid mistakes after fingering(non insertive, just the top of the vulva but got my fingertips damp) what I would now call a high risk African girl

First mistake, I rubbed the side of my eye with the knuckle of my... Read more »

Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »

Vaginal Fluids + Viral Load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How does this actually work?
If a man has unprotected vaginal sex with an HIV+ women, what are his chances of getting the virus? Do a women's vaginal fluids have to contain a certain amount of the virus, even if some does get into the tip of the... Read more »

Vaginal Fluid on Nipple

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please help me. I recently received a lap dance from a stripper who had touched vagina and then her breast. Within a minute or two I briefly licked her nipple. I am scared to death that I might have contracted HIV this way. Actually, if I did, I... Read more »