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Can I Get HIV From Having Sex During Period

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Conclusive answer wanted: is HIV - female more likely to be infected during menstruation by receptive penile sex?

Dear Doctor,While you website is incredibly comprehensive and coherent in most topics, it is with frustration and much dissapointment that I have been able to find so little information devoted to the potential increased risk for a woman to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...however, is fairly clear. Unprotected vaginal receptive sex is risky business with or without extenuating circumstances such as menstruation. I have not changed my opinion on this topic.Remember, sex is always cleaner with a packaged wiener!Stay... Read more »

When Should I Test For HIV/AIDS

Hi, I had sex with a women on Oct 30 2010. I used a condom all the while. I am afraid I might get... Read more »

menstrucation

If a women is HIV + is it higher risk to have sex during her period. Why is that never mentioned. Read more »
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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 depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... 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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HIV and Safer Sex

...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... Read more »
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Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...So, I had an HIV scare in November 2007. I had unprotected oral sex with a guy (he went down on me, and I went down on him, but he didn't come). Read more »

ORAL SEX, SYMPTOMS...POSITIVE???

Posted by elmarto, 1 Reply
...sorry for my bad language.well, this is my story: since mid-March to mid-May Hang out with a girl I will later learn WHICH IS HIV positive. In that period of time we have vaginal sex (maybe 6 to 8 times) but always always with a condom. However,... Read more »

sex with a condom, but she had her period.

Posted by Nelson44, 2 Replies
...Hi Everyone, I just need someone to give me some output regarding having protected sex with a female(most likely HIV-, but not sure) but in the middle of having sex her period started and there was blood on the condom, no breakage, slippage or Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...now Im scared that some of his precum might have gotten on my lips. What are the chances he might have infected me if he has HIV? I really wanna get tested but i have to wait a few more weeks since im still in that window period thing. oh i... Read more »