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Can Men Get Hiv From Vaginal Sex

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HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person toanother through sex. Safer sex is sex that reduces the chances of spreading orgetting STDs. It involves certain actions...
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Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

unprotected vaginal sex

Is sexual encounter transient can transmit AIDS?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Vaginal sex is actually the leading mode of HIV transmission worldwide. In Africa, the proportion of men infected with the virus is approximately the same as that among women and heterosexual sex is predominant risk activity.Certainly, the longer... Read more »

serosorting & unprotected sex between 2 hiv + men (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO_INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

my boyfriend and i (we are gay males) have been dating for a while. we met after we were both diagnosed with hiv. we prefer anal sex without condoms - what is the most recent data and information on reinfection? we are on different hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Poz-Guys,No doubt almost everyone poz or neggie would "prefer" sex (anal, vaginal, oral or otherwise) without the latex packaging. The real question is whether it's worth the risk! What we know about dual infection (reinfection... Read more »

Risk of exposure from brief unprotected vaginal sex

Hello,I recently had a sexual encounter with a man that I have learned from other may have a history of sex with men. What is especially concerning is that for a brief moment (>30 seconds) we engaged in unprotected vaginal sex, before utilizing a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hithough it is easy to judge someone by their past actions, it doesn't always mean that HIV is present. But of course yes receiving HIV testing is the only way to truly put your mind at ease. The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially... Read more »
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unprotected insertive vaginal sex-Jazz and others

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would like to ask a few experts on this board......Jazz and others. Here is my story.

I was on a business trip a couple of weeks ago and met a girl (unknown status) in the bar of the hotel I was staying at. She was very hesitant on going back to... Read more »

Men don't want to talk about safe sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FRIGHTEN TO LIFE

I'm a 38 yr-old divorced mom of one 13 yr-old daughter. I enjoyed
making love to my " missionary " spouse more than any partner
since and before him. I can't meet one man who's willing to bring
up the "C"ondoms word or AIDs first in... Read more »

If a woman bleeds during vaginal sex does that increase the risk of hiv?

Posted by Reez79, 2 Replies
A woman I met almost a week ago we had unprotected sex twice and she started bleeding. She claimed it was cause of a tumor on her lower stomach or uterus. Can't remember where she said its at. I'm 29 and she 40. We had sex yesterday.

I'm now worried... Read more »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
Hi Folks,

I hope I can explain my situation to be best of my abilities.
I dated a woman for 5 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... Read more »