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HIV From Vaginal Exposure Without Mestruation

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Contact con mestruation blood

Dear Mr KullIf someone get in contact (hands or fingers) with a women mestruation blood, hiv+ , could get infected?What about if any cut in those fingers that touched that mestruation blood?Thanks ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You are only at risk for HIV infection through contact with HIV infected blood if the blood had direct access to your mucous membranes or bloodstream. The behaviors primarily associated to this type of transmission are anal, vaginal, and oral sex,... Read more »

mestruation y sexo

que pasa si se tiene relasines sexuales cuando estas en tu perido? ... Read more »

HIV exposure from vaginal secretions

I'm HIV positive and was recently having intercourse with my negative partner using a condom.... Read more »
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Monthly GSK744 Injections as PrEP Create Barrier to Vaginal SHIV Exposure

Macaques vaginally exposed to simian-human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV) appeared to be completely protected from infection by monthly injections of the integrase inhibitor GSK1265744 (a.k.a. "744"), according to study results presented at CROI... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Exposure to Blood and Behavioural Risks Among STI Clinic Patients in Cape Town, South Africa

Although it is well known that the vast majority of HIV infections in South Africa are the result of heterosexually transmitted HIV, the rapid growth of South Africa's HIV epidemic and the behavioural risk factors that facilitate HIV transmission in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Q&A: CDC's Clinical Studies of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: Anticipated Results and Impact

When will the results of the trials be available? If PrEP does prove to be effective at preventing HIV infection in this trial, how will the drugs be made available to people who need or want it? If the drugs prove safe and effective in one... Read more »
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Preparing for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

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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 »

Hand job and vaginal fluid am i at risk of HIV?

Posted by Sayed, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

Please reply my query.I had an exposure last month with sex worker.We did not do any anal/vaginal sex.She only gave me hand job 3 times.In the 2nd episode of hand job she checked her vagina that either her menstrual blood coming or... 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 »

Should I be worried about HIV-2 (high risk exposure, symptoms)

Posted by HIV2Scared, 1 Reply
Hello everyone!

I am a 20-year-old female who just returned from studying abroad in Cuba. I had unprotected vaginal sex one time with a bisexual man and gave him oral sex. He came in my mouth but did not come inside me during vaginal sex.

6 days... Read more »