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Can Sex On Menstrual Cycle Cause Hiv

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Relation of Menstrual Cycle to Risk of Infection?

Is a woman more susceptible to infection from unprotected heterosexual sexduring menstruation? Is there any correlation between the menstrual cycle and degree of risk ofinfection?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. I am not aware of any study looking specifically at this issue. However, itis well established that anytime a woman has unprotected sex with an infectedperson (whether it be HIV or other Sexually Transmitted... Read more »

Does HIV affect menstrual cycles?

I was wondering if there has been any studies done on the effect of HIV and or HIV drugs on the... Read more »

Menstrual sex

Is it possible to contract the HIV virus through unprotected sex during a womans menstrual period... Read more »
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The Well Project

Menstrual Changes and HIV

Table of Contents HIV and Menstrual Problems How Does HIV Cause Problems? Finding the Cause of Menstrual Problems What Else Can Cause Menstrual Problems? Dealing With Menstrual Problems Taking Care of Yourself HIV and Menstrual... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Causes of Abnormal Menses in HIV-Infected Women III. Assessing Menstrual Irregularity in HIV-Infected Women IV. Managing Menstrual Irregularities in HIV-Infected Women References I.... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Menstruation, Menopause and HIV

Introduction The Menstrual Cycle Menstrual Irregularities in Women with HIV Menopause HIV and Menopause Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Cardiovascular Risk Management of Menopause Symptom Management Avoiding Long-Term Complications ... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

The HIV Life Cycle

Viral Attachment Viral Penetration/Fusion Uncoating Reverse Transcription Integration Viral Latency and Protein Synthesis Cleavage and Viral Assembly Budding Understanding how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) works inside the human... Read more »
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condom failure during menstrual cycle

Posted by vendredisoir, 1 Reply
Hello all,

First of all, thanks to everyone for the many great posts on here. Have been lurking for a while.

Here's my story: I am a negative male who was having protected vaginal intercourse with a woman late in her cycle (had to be told to notice)... Read more »

Cycles

Posted by genuinered, 2 Replies
How common is it for HIV to impact a woman's menstrual cycle? Could the medications impact it too? I am officially 11 days late (I have been on time or within a day or two since puberty). I just curious of the experiences of others.

Any help would... Read more »

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). A few weeks after that I developed a bad cough and thought I might be HIV positive. I got tested 3... Read more »

vaginal fluids/menstral cycle

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A girlfriend of mine cheated on me, but did not have sex with her, she told me that they only kissed, well she also went swimming with this other girl and they switched bathing suits bottoms, she was telling me she was concerned because in less than... Read more »