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Can Someone Catch HIV From Vaginal Sex

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HIV risk? unprotected vaginal sex twice...

I had unprotected vaginal sex with an entertainer that works at a bar on 22 Nov. 2010 and 18 Dec. 2010. She says she tested negative 6 months ago for HIV, and that she made some blood tests at a hospital 3 months ago because she was very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are called these days? Okey dokey!You are not at "great risk" for having acquired the virus, however, unprotected insertive vaginal sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. The odds are very much in your favor that you... Read more »

vaginal sex and hiv testing

Dear Doc, About five weeks ago, i had oral sex with a female sex worker for a few minutes. After... Read more »

Why is hetero vaginal intercourse still said to be risky?

Please note I am not trying to stir anything up or disrespect gay people. I am really interested in... Read more »
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The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...group of British researchers did recently for the age-old question: When it comes to HIV/AIDS, how much riskier is anal sex than vaginal sex? Researchers from Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine did a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

...activity. Results of studies of its effectiveness have been inconclusive. The current study aimed to assess effectiveness of this vaginal gel. Researchers did a randomized, placebo-controlled, triple-blinded, phase 2/3 trial with COL-1492, a... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...safer sex tips, starting with the most risky activities and moving to less risky activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and... Read more »
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Risk factor?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it likely to catch HIV if you have vaginal sex with a man without a condom, but he doesn't ejaculate inside you? (there might have been some pre-cum) Read more »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
...STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior to our was with her ex-bf(unprotected vaginal)which was 10 weeks before we had sex for the first time which was back on Oct 30th, 2008. On Dec 15th, 2008 we... Read more »

HIV from sex toys.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can you catch HIV from unwashed sex todays? Read more »

Unprotected Vaginal, no ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How high a risk is unprotected receptive vaginal sex with ejaculation outside of the body? What is the chance of being infected by precum only? My rapid test was negative Read more »