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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Vaginal Sex

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HIV risk? unprotected vaginal sex twice...

I had unprotected vaginal sex with an entertainer that works at a bar on 22 Nov. 2010 and 18 Dec. 2010. She says she tested negative 6 months ago for HIV, and that she made some blood tests at a hospital 3 months ago because she was very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...called these days? Okey dokey!You are not at "great risk" for having acquired the virus, however, unprotected insertive vaginal sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. The odds are very much in your favor that you did... Read more »

vaginal sex and hiv testing

Dear Doc, About five weeks ago, i had oral sex with a female sex worker for a few minutes. After... Read more »

Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Vaginal Sex During Menstruation?

Several months ago I had vaginal intercourse with a prostitute in the Philippines using a condom.... Read more »
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The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...what a group of British researchers did recently for the age-old question: When it comes to HIV/AIDS, how much riskier is anal sex than vaginal sex? Researchers from Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine did a... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

...placebo-controlled, triple-blinded, phase 2/3 trial with COL-1492, a vaginal gel containing 52.5 mg nonoxynol-9, in 892 female sex workers in four countries: Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, South Africa and Thailand. The gel covers the cervix and vaginal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when... Read more »
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HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
...months. After 8 weeks of dating we got tested for HIV and STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior to our was with her ex-bf(unprotected vaginal)which was 10 weeks before we had sex for the first... Read more »

Is This True?

Posted by SelfRevelations, 5 Replies
...told him that there is more of a chance that the male would infect a female via ejaculation (force of the semen pushed into the vagina) than the female infecting the male. Is this true? I've never heard of such a thing & I've been HIV+ for... Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in Read more »

vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im a 19 year old male who plans to have vaginal oral sex on a 39 year old woman in a few hours. What's the risk of contracting HIV. I have nu cuts whatsoever. Oh and I plan to wear Read more »