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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Unprotected 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
...are 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... 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 »

Help! What is My HIV/STD risk from unprotected anal/vaginal sex?

A week and a half ago I went out with someone I did not know and I had too much to drink. We were... Read more »
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The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

...risk of acquiring HIV from an infected male partner is about 30 times the risk of infection during a single act of unprotected vaginal sex, several studies suggest. In New York City, about 5.6 percent of women ages 18-64 reported anal sex with... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... 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

...activity. Results of studies of its effectiveness have been inconclusive. The current study aimed to assess effectiveness of this vaginal gel. Researchers did a randomized, placebo-controlled, triple-blinded, phase 2/3 trial with COL-1492, a... Read more »
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Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...Hi, Recently I rubbed a girl of unknown HIV status through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is Read more »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
...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 time which was back on Oct 30th, 2008. On Dec 15th, 2008 we... Read more »

semen smear on nipple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does anyone know whether hiv can be transmitted if sperm is smeared onto a pregnant woman's nipple? i know chnaces is low, but if the person is pregnant, Read more »

Scared....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HI, i just had one question. I live with someone who has HIV, and it really scares me cause i think that somehow i could catch it. please tell me if there is ANY way that i could catch Read more »