HIV Transmission Vaginal Sex Without Condom
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Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:Transmission of HIV would be unlikely in this situation, as would the transmission of most other STD's. using a condom for all acts of penetrative sex is the best way to protect yourself against HIV and many STD's. At 28 days, you... Read more »
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Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled TrialAlthough the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
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Companies Push Condom Use, STI Messages on College Campuses to Promote Safer-Sex Practices, Reduce HIV TransmissionThe New York Times on Sunday examined the campaigns conducted by the condom industry on college campuses nationwide that aim to promote condom use and safer-sex messages in an effort to reduce the spread of sexually transmitted infections,... Read more »
Most HIV-Positive MSM Practice Abstinence, Condom Use or Monogamy to Reduce Chances of HIV Transmission, Study SaysMost HIV-positive men who have sex with men in the United States are taking precautionary measures to avoid transmitting the virus to their partners, according to a study published on Thursday in the CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIf I had vaginal protected condom sex with a paid sex worker and have had herpes for 20 years prior to this encounter am I at risk for hiv and should I test or just forget the entire experience and not test?
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Posted by neibet, 1 ReplyWhat 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 »
Posted by HannahZ, 1 ReplyHi! First time posting and scared to death.
I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHello Everyone-
I have been looking at this board for a few weeks and thinking I could ask a question and get some good info, so here goes...be easy on me!
I am a 42 y/o hetero male-never had anything but vaginal sex and occasional oral. ALL of my... Read more »
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