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Can Hiv Be Transmited By One Vaginal Contact

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one 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 using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health
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sexual contact???

i have read some of the answers in this website and basically you say that one of the ways that hiv is transmitted is through sexual contact with infected fluids, but can you please clarify what exactly you mean by "sexual contact", what activities...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...When we talk about risk for HIV infection associated with sexual contact, we are basically talking about insertive or receptive vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Oral sex comprises much less risk for infection, and the risk is primarily associated to... Read more »

Vaginal Tear?

I have heard that unless there is a tear in the vaginal wall during or after intercourse, it is much harder for the virus to enter the body, is this true? I heard it can be absorbed through the membrane, but it is less likely. If I had one episode...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...tears, or sores. The mucous membranes of the vagina actually experience a considerable amount of microtrauma (small tears in the vaginal wall that are not visible to the naked eye) during sex, and this microtrauma likely increases the probability... Read more »

Indirect vaginal fluid on chapped lips

Dr. KullSometime ago I was at the strippers bar and at that place itself I touch one of the strippers vagina for a brief 15 seconds. In a minute or 2, I subsequently fondled my same fingers on her breasts. Then I kissed her breasts. I had chapped...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...of HIV and its transmission, HIV is only known to be transmitted through the following three ways: 1) Sexual contact: anal, vaginal, and oral sex 2) Blood-to-blood contact: sharing injection needles, occupational exposures, blood transfusions... Read more »

Accidental vaginal contact

Dear Sir,My question is whether i can contract the disease from an accidental knock.After protected sex with a girl, i was fingering her and she was a little wet. A few moments later she rolled on top of me and i felt her vaginal juices on my penis...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Since HIV is only known to be transmitted sexually during anal, vaginal, and oral sex (meaning penetration!), it is highly, highly unlikely that you would become infected in the incident you describe.RMK Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use or other activities. Oral sex has a lower risk of infection than anal or vaginal sex, especially if there are no open sores or blood in the mouth. See Fact Sheet 152 for information on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...activity. Condoms can protect the mouth, vagina or rectum from HIV-infected semen. They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...rectum, vagina, mouth, nose, or at the tip of the penis. These can be damaged easily, which gives HIV a way to get into the body. Vaginal or rectal intercourse without protection is very unsafe. Sexual fluids enter the body, and wherever a man's... Read more »
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Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...their bare penises at different times. They all performed unprotected cunnilingus on me too, many times(they went down on my vagina without a barrier at all). Did I contract HIV from ANY of them or what I did, assuming ANY or ALL of them were... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, Read more »

Vaginal Fluid on Nipple

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Please help me. I recently received a lap dance from a stripper who had touched vagina and then her breast. Within a minute or two I briefly licked her nipple. I am scared to death that I might have contracted Read more »