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Can Small Amount Of Vaginal Fluid Transmit Hiv

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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 care workers at risk of getting HIV on...
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Can pre ejaculatory fluid transmit HIV?

I recently performed oral sex on my ex boyfriend who was sexually active with another woman. The girl claims to be "clean" and disease free but I can't be too sure. The two had unprotected sex. Although I did perform oral sex, he...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is possible that HIV could be transmitted through pre-ejaculatory fluid (the small amount of fluid that comes out of the penis during sexual contact before ejaculation). HIV can be isolated in pre-ejaculate and there is evidence that individuals... Read more »

Handjob with small amounts saliva lead to infection?

Hello!This may come off as a stupid question but when it comes to HIV I feel that no question is stupid. I've posted this several times and I'm to sure if I need to make a donation first, if so please let me know.I was with a female friend...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are HIV free from this experience. HIV is not transmitted by saliva. Having boob sex and use of saliva for lubricant is not a risk for HIV transmission. HIV transmission occurs when there is a prolong and direct exchange of body fluid, blood,... Read more »

Aids transmitted through semen or vaginal fluids

how is hiv specifically transmitted from a lets say male host to a female host? does contact with infected vaginal fluids transmit aids?senario(when the vaginal fluid touches the penis but the male did not ejaculate in these conditions) please send...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HIV is transmitted when the virus gains access to another person's body through direct blood contact or through visible or even very very tiny breaks in the skin. If the woman is HIV+ and the man is not, it doesn't matter whether... Read more »

fluid amount

hello again Dr.Shannon ,i wanna ask some more questions regarding your answer.." Hi Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface or being stuck with something would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid from prolonged...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe more fluid the more likely HIV is present. A small amount yes can pose a risk for transmission but it is much more likely to happen with a larger amount of fluid. Visit the page on our web site, http://www.thebody.com/content/art30025.html to... Read more »
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how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Answer: A small amount or none. The small amount can/could be risky. There is really no documentation on transmission from female to male. There IS documentation on a few men who have had post-coital female blood infect them via intercourse. I... Read more »

Open cut Vs. Vaginal Fluids

Posted by luisferreira, 1 Reply
Hi,

Some weeks ago and few hours before having protected sex
with a sex worker, I did shave my scrotum and had a one small bleeding cut
Is it possible to get infected from her vagina fluids if they did reach my cut, which I am sure it did happen? What... Read more »

Hand job and vaginal fluid am i at risk of HIV?

Posted by Sayed, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

Please reply my query.I had an exposure last month with sex worker.We did not do any anal/vaginal sex.She only gave me hand job 3 times.In the 2nd episode of hand job she checked her vagina that either her menstrual blood coming or... Read more »

Vaginal Fluids + Viral Load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How does this actually work?
If a man has unprotected vaginal sex with an HIV+ women, what are his chances of getting the virus? Do a women's vaginal fluids have to contain a certain amount of the virus, even if some does get into the tip of the... Read more »