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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Precum

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how much precum is required to transmit hiv

Hi there, Doc. I had male to male sex last night. As a practice, I always require my partner to use condoms. So we did it, before he inserted his penis inside my anus, i put the condom myself. So he inserted and started penetrating me. We changed...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,It would be hard to say how much pre-ejaculatory fluid would be needed to cause transmission. It would depend on many factors, such as how much virus was present, whether or not there was tearing in your rectum, and were you using... Read more »

Encounter with precum

Would it be possible to get hiv from just an extremely small amount of precum? I was orally... Read more »

precum, oral sex, and disclosure

dr. bob! i donated this year to the nyc aids walk and an active gay/queer theater company that is... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Separating Myths From Facts

There's still a lot of misinformation about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Myth: The Top Partner During Vaginal and Anal Sex Is at Low Risk for HIV. Fact: In reality, the top partner (the inserting partner) is at high... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa AIDS Conference to Be Held in Nairobi in September: Official

The 13th International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Africa will be held in Nairobi September 21-26, the Kenyan government announced Wednesday. Every two years, the forum brings together African scientists, social... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Death Rates Decrease .... in Prison

Although sex in prison is forbidden, the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, is prevalent. However, a recent report from the US Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) states that the number of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: AIDS Spreading Six Times Faster Among Teenage Girls

Alexandre Granjeiro, head of the Brazilian Health Ministry's division on sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS, said HIV/AIDS is spreading at an alarming rate among teenage girls -- the only category in which the epidemic's growth shows "a huge... Read more »
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HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r
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precum-safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had sex with a guy and we always used condoms. I am HIV negative and normally very careful. We had sex with a condom, but used precum from his penis to lubricate my anus. A few days later he told me that he's actually positive and didnt... Read more »

Precum and infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone out there have any knowledge regarding exposure to Precum (Pre-seminal fluids) and infection.
I recently had a same sex experience involving mutual maturbation with very close genital contact. I am very worried that there was exposure to... Read more »