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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Foreplay

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states
Ask the Experts

HIV by foreplay?

if a man uses his fingers on a woman/man can HIV/STD be transmitted that way. I am more interested in the person who will be recieving the finger! According to some posts here open cuts represent a problem so if the man has cuts and he is hiv+ is...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The risk of HIV transmission through fingering is negligible for either the insertive or receptive partner. There is no evidence of HIV transmission Read more »

Worried + man in discordant relationship

Hello,I have been positive for only 3 yrs plus and have had a negative girlfriend for all 3. We practice safer sex and she has numerous negative tests. I confide in her that we should go to counsleing becase I feel guilty after each sexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the love canal without being properly dressed for the voyage, risk ensues! I'd recommend putting the condom on early in your foreplay activities. That way you won't have to worry about those heat-of-the-moment slip-ups (or should that be... Read more »

SWISS REPORT

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for your prompt response. I understand your caution about such a "controversial" consensus statement by The Swiss Federal Commission for HIV/AIDS. However, this latest international news about HIV/AIDS is especially significant...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...controversy and losing essential federal founding has kept this information in the dark in the United States." What???? As an HIV/AIDS physician, educator and activist, I can assure you we are not afraid of controversy in either the medical or... Read more »

Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious (SWISS REPORT)

What do you think about the news (published in POZ.com yesterday, January 30, 2008): Experts Say Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious?This is especially significant for people like me, which happen to be in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,We've known and preached for some time now that having an undetectable HIV plasma viral load significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission. That's excellent news for folks like you and me, because Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Foreplay with HIV person

Posted by travis, 2 Replies
...Hi. What's the risks of havinf a foreplay with a HIV positive person? By foreplay, I mean no sex, blowjob or cunnilingus. Just mutual masturbation and little kissing. Read more »

HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...I was having some fingering and foreplay and I might have gotten some of his semen on my clitoris or labia minora(inner labia). Is this a risk for getting HIV assuming Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ways to also manage that risk. Condom use is effective, but also not 100% effective, as condoms break or are not used during foreplay. Testing of both partners for AIDs and other STDs can greatly help reduce risk. We hope to soon have... Read more »

oral sex and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...condoms..... however, in speaking with my nurse midwife yesterday she said that even oral sex can cause a partner to contract HIV.... Do any of you have any information on this or his "lifestyle" choice????? I would really appreciate any... Read more »