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HIV Transmission Touching Vagina

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Vagina touched toilet

Posted by Lyndsay1, 3 Replies
i was out drunk and went to the toilet and went to sit down and my vagina touched the toilet seat. I'm terrified i might have caught hep c or hiv. Help. Ps i have high anxiety and ocd which doesn't help

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tip of penis entered vagina w/o protection..help/

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm really concerned about something I did.. can someone please help.

I went to Thailand last month where I engaged in stupid activites. I went to a body massage establishment. Anyways, during the course of the body massage the tip of my penis enter... Read more »

flesh wound transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I touched the outside parts of a sex workers vagina while in the shower. While there was no visible cuts on my hand. I had a relatively fresh 2 hour old 2mm flesh wound in my wrist which I got from scratching (very superficial). What if vaginal... Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

Fingerring and touching anus opening

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please help me I am making myself sick with worry. I Fingered a girl of unknown HIV status (not inside her but just the vulva). She briefly rubbed her vagina. About 10 minutes later she pressed my anal opening with the same finger. Is there a risk... Read more »
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Touched Vagina with fingers

English is not my native language, so my apologize for bad spelling. About two weeks ago i went to a strip club. While the girl was dancing i touched her vagina with my fingers. I'm concerned becouse i'm a nail biter and a bitted my nails...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiSince there was no immediate opening on your hand, meaning you bit or cut your hand on the way to touching her vagina, the chances of HIV transmission will occur. Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

precum exposed to air and then touch outer part of vagina

Hello, The other day I was sexually active with someone that I have hooked up with one other time but is my good friend. I think he is pretty clean but he does live in Isla Vista (a crazy college town) so of course I am fearful for the worst...We...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe chances of HIV transmission happening in this situation is very small but not for other sexually transmitted infections. If you develop any type of new symptoms I would follow up with your health care provider to ensure that you did not catch... Read more »

Vagina touched blood on toilet seat! Help me please!

Hi doctor,Please take this time to review my question. A little history of myself, I have anxiety and depression issues. Recently I had an exposure which caused me to panic very badly and I am hoping for your rescue.I want to know if blood can seep...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV transmission by sitting on a toilet seat is extremely rare to impossible. HIV transmission occurs when there is a prolonged exposure to body fluid, blood, semen, vaginal fluid or mother to child through breast feeding. Just by sitting on the... Read more »

HIV transmission through sexual contact after touching surface?

Hi, I'm worried and need advice please! I went to a gay nightclub with my ex boyfriend and friends a few months ago, and only just worrying now about HIV transmission. I am in no way homophobic, but as I am a hypochondriac and a germophobe I am...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe only way HIV transmission can only occur is 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... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bacterial Vaginosis Associated With Increased Risk of HIV Transmission From Women to Men, Study Shows

Bacterial vaginosis (BV), a condition characterized by a disruption in normal vaginal bacteria, is associated with a more than three-fold increased risk of HIV transmission from an infected woman with the condition to her uninfected male partner,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Carraguard Ineffective for Preventing HIV Transmission, Study Finds; Researchers Say That Microbicide Research Should Continue

The experimental vaginal microbicide Carraguard is not effective for preventing male-to-female HIV transmission, but researchers should continue efforts to develop a female-controlled HIV-prevention method, according to a study published recently in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antiretroviral Drugs Could Be Used to Prevent Vaginal Transmission of HIV, Study Says

Antiretroviral drugs might be effective at preventing the vaginal transmission of HIV, according to a study published in the Jan. 14 issue of PLoS Medicine , the Austin American-Statesman reports. For the study, Victor Garcia-Martinez, professor... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis Is Associated With Higher Risk of Female-to-Male Transmission of HIV

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an imbalance of naturally occurring vaginal micro-organisms caused by a decrease in normal helpful bacteria and an increase in harmful bacteria. BV increases women's risks of acquiring HIV and other STDs as well as... Read more »