Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

One Drop Of Vaginal Fluid HIV

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 in vaginal fluid enters condom fused with sperm cause hiv?

Sir, Recently I had a sex with a prostitute, only one time. Firstly I undressed her. I just touched... Read more »

Risk of hiv through vaginal fluids

I had sex with a prostitute in china wearing 2 condoms.all the vaginal intercourse is done in... Read more »
Articles
TheBodyPRO.com

Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

In this summary of her study, Jane Hitti, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington at Seattle, examines study findings suggesting that a bacteria known as lactobacillus, which occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is similar... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS (Part One)

What exactly is AIDS? Definition of AIDS Which body fluids can transmit the HIV virus, and which ones don't? How is HIV transmitted? Criteria for HIV transmission Can you get HIV through oral sex? What are the risks from fingering someone? ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Getting to the Bottom of It: Anal Sex, Rectal Fluid and HIV Transmission

Anal sex is a common practice among men who have sex with men, heterosexual men and women, and transgender individuals and is a known risk factor for HIV infection and transmission. Therefore, it is important that education on HIV prevention... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Anti-HIV Gel Shows Promise in Large-Scale Study in Women

An investigational vaginal gel intended to prevent HIV infection in women has demonstrated encouraging signs of success in a clinical trial conducted in Africa and the United States. Findings of the recently concluded study, funded by the National... Read more »
Connect With Others

how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Answer: A small amount or none. The small amount can/could be risky. There is really no documentation on transmission from female to male. There IS documentation on a few men who have had post-coital female blood infect them via intercourse. I... 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 »

Open cut Vs. Vaginal Fluids

Posted by luisferreira, 1 Reply
Hi,

Some weeks ago and few hours before having protected sex
with a sex worker, I did shave my scrotum and had a one small bleeding cut
Is it possible to get infected from her vagina fluids if they did reach my cut, which I am sure it did happen? What... Read more »