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Can A Heterosexual Man Catch Hiv From A Woman

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Woman->Man less common than Man->Woman?

I'm not sure if this is true (perhaps you can confirm this), but I've heardthat it's tougher for a guy to get HIV from a woman than the other wayaround, simply because the male has a lot more obvious fluid being introduced into the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Generally speaking, when we're talkingabout HIV and many other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's), during eithervaginal or anal intercourse, it is easier for these diseases to betransmitted from... Read more »

woman to woman oral transmission (WOMAN to WOMAN)

In all the posts that I've read there's nothing about woman to woman HIV oral... Read more »

HIV+ woman having unprotected sex with HIV+ man.

Does a hiv+ woman increase the risk of a high viral load, thus jeopardizing her health, when having... Read more »
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The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Negative Man (Serodiscordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ woman and an HIV-negative man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Man and HIV-Negative Woman (Serodiscordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ man and an HIV-negative woman seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what... Read more »
Body Positive

HIV-Positive Heterosexuals Connect at Socials in New York

It was a typical scenario at Fez, a hip downtown bar filled with peoplechatting, drinking, and trying to catch up with each other at the end of along day. It was the kind of place, with its dusky lighting, long, lowcouches, and over-stuffed pillows,... Read more »
Women Alive

Woman to Man Low Risk

Women are much more likely than men to become infected by an HIV positive heterosexual partner, according to a study released in August, 1997. Heterosexual Transmission Announcing the results of the nation's largest study of heterosexual... Read more »
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Meeting a positive heterosexual man

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am interested in meeting an HIV positive heterosexual male. If anyone knows of a HIV heterosexual support group in Delaware, Pennsylvania, or Maryland, let me know. Also if you have had success meeting a positive mate on a website, let me know.... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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I'm a heterosexual male with HIV

Posted by PozInOrlando, 6 Replies
I'm new to this forum, allow me to introduce myself. I'm a 22 year old hetero male living in Orlando, Florida and in late July I discovered I was HIV+. I had caught the virus after being versatile with a transgendered woman when I lived in Las Vegas... Read more »

HIV+ heterosexual woman diagnosed in 1985

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am so grateful for people who take time to give us these
resources. I am a HIV+ heterosexual woman & have been diagnosed since
1985. I lost my husband to AIDS in 1992. I am white, have a masters
degree + advanced post grad work, I am 50 years... Read more »