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HIV Risk Vaginal Secretions

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Lesbians, Vaginal Secretions and HIV Risk

Greetings Dr. Bob,I have yet to come across a post made by a lesbian to this board, so here's my contribution. On December 27, 2002, I had contact with a woman (ok, a stripper!) of unknown HIV status. While I did use my finger to explore her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some interest; although, the answer is really rather straightforward. Your risk of HIV transmission from the finger play, and a vaginal fluid coated nipple nosh, is essentially nonexistent. Even a "closet hypochondriac" can't contract HIV this... 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... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions

Hi Rick, I heard that if you expose to small amount of vaginal secretions, itcan't cause HIV... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women Who Have Sex With Women

...reports of female-to-female transmission of HIV and the well-documented risk of female-to-male transmission 1 indicate that vaginal secretions and menstrual blood are potentially infectious and that mucous membrane (for example, oral, vaginal)... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
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Hiv Risk? Please help.. I'm afraid

Posted by stupidbill13, 2 Replies
...face down, and she was straddled over my but and started grinding on me.. even though she was wearing panties i am worried that vaginal secretions may have seeped though the panties and maybe got into a small cut I had by my anus (I shave down... Read more »

What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
...Hello from what i gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not Read more »

Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 little finger. Second I opened a... Read more »

Fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Simple question: is there any risk to getting a small amount of vaginal secretions on intact skin. This incident in question is fingering. It lasted for a few seconds. Intellectually, I think I should not worry. Read more »