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Percentage Chances Of Contracting HIV

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Large Percentage of HIV-Positive Women in Arab Countries Contracted Virus From Their Husbands, UNDP Regional Coordinator Says

About 80% of HIV-positive women in the Middle East contracted the virus from their husbands, Saeed Al Zenari, United Nations Development Programme regional coordinator for HIV/AIDS programs, said Monday at a conference aimed at encouraging... Read more »
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Day One With HIV: "I Had to Give My Baby a Chance at HIV-Free Life"

Anuoluwapo My first day with the virus was the 27th of December, 2007. I was supposed to have my baby on the 13th of December, but no sign of dilation or contraction. I visited the hospital on the 27th of December and I was told I couldn't have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Prisons Have Highest Percentage of AIDS Cases Nationwide, DOJ Report Says

Prisons in Maryland have the highest percentage of inmates living with AIDS nationwide, according to a study by the Department of Justice , the Baltimore Sun reports. The study is based on statistics from 41 states at the end of 2005. The study... Read more »
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What is the percentage of chance that HIV coud be spread through sharing smoking pipes/nasal tooters

I have been looking for recent, accurate information regarding the likelihood of HIV being transmitted from one person to another via shared smoking pipes and/or nasal tooters. Could you please provide me with the percentages of chance, and more...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Here's the thing: you're not finding information about this kind of transmission because it really doesn't happen.For someone to get HIV, there needs to be a body fluid with HIV (blood, semen, breast milk, or... Read more »

percentage rate of contraction

Having had unprotected sex(vaginal) with someone who is HIV+, what is the percentage rate of contracting the virus? The duration of the sex was only a matter of minutes, does this make any difference?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are many factors that will make a difference in the likelihood of HIV transmission. Some of these factors may be more observable and measurable than others. For instance, wearing a condom is a clear way to protect yourself from infection.... Read more »

Chances of contracting HIV

I recently exposed to a risk of contracting HIV. On the 22nd of Dec 2012 involved a protected sex but condom was ripped. I immediately changed the condom (the activity with the broken condom was very short (less than 30 seconds). Then I have a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst, condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. Having it break but noticing right away and changing is good thing and though your risk increases some, but not... Read more »

Chances of having contracted HIV

Dear doctor, I had protected sex with a street prostitite 7 weeks ago and the condom broke, I only found myself wearing a ring around my penis at the end. I had not been involved in any risky behaviour before and had a skin infection already, and it...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
It is unclear from your post when your last HIV test was. I recommend testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases now if not already done.DW... Read more »
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Chances of contracting

Posted by giambi25, 1 Reply
If you sleep with somebody(unprotected vaginal) who is hiv+ what are the chance of becoming pos? Also what does oral thrush look like?

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My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 2 Replies
Hi there,

I have a had a fear of AIDS for the past 6 years. So bad that I could not study for my final exams. this fear is not due to unprotected casual sex or needles, Ive only had one partner in my life.I once had bad acne on my chest and back, and... Read more »

Very worried about possible HIV contraction

Posted by dworried87, 1 Reply
I did something very stupid. I got heavily drunk and I ended up visiting a sex worker at a massage parlor. The parlor wasn't cheap, around 300 dollars total (not sure if this make any difference though).



The actual sex act lasted around 10 minutes.... Read more »

chances of HIV transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi everyone, i was wondering what are the chances of contracting the HIV virus having unprotected sex with someone who has it? for example, i don't understand how magic johnson have the virus and cookie (the wife) who became pregnant doesn't have... Read more »