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Vaginal secretions and HIV

Recently I visited an Asian Massage Parlor and inserted my fingers in a masseues vagina. I went back to my hotel where I showered and went to work. Approximately 8 hours later, a door closed on the same finger and caused a very large cut on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Should you be concerned??? Hell yes! You just slammed the frickin' door on your frickin' finger, and have a very large cut that is bleeding profusely. Of course you should be concerned!Should you be concerned about HIV? Hell no! Your... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions

Hi Rick, I heard that if you expose to small amount of vaginal secretions, itcan't cause HIV... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions No Blood

I recently had unprotected vaginal sex with a married woman who had her tubes tied. Since pregnancy... Read more »
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Women Alive

Vaginal Secretions and Transmission-- Still Looking for An Answer

A new study of great importance for HIV infected women is being designed bythe CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) as a sub-study of the HIV EpidemiologyResearch Study (HERS). One of its objectives should be to detect andquantify the presence of HIV... Read more »
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Open, Honest ... and Stigmatizing? Online Post Via Mobile App Secret Causes Internet Firestorm

The popular mobile application Secret was the subject of a Twitter and Facebook firestorm among HIV activist circles this past weekend as a controversial post that many found stigmatized people living with HIV -- especially sexually active... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Levels of HIV in Genital Secretions Predict Infectiousness

HIV-1 RNA concentrations in semen and vaginal secretions can be used as a marker for HIV transmission risk, suggests a new two-year study of serodiscordant heterosexual couples in Africa. The relation was independent of plasma HIV-1 concentrations,... Read more »
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A "Negative" Outlook: Dr. Steve Natterstad Shares Secrets to a Successful Magnetic Relationship

Steven M. Natterstad, M.D. When "Dr. Steve" isn't responding to questions from our Spanish-speaking readers on TheBody.com's Tratamientos forum , he runs the Frascino Medical Group, which provides comprehensive care for people living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »
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Vaginal Secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get AIDS/HIV from exchanging bikini bottoms with another female. I am also female. the girl I exchanged bikini bottoms with had a HIV test 2 years ago and it was negative, she has been married for 4 years and has a child from a previous... Read more »

vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »

Vaginal secretions, shaving and scratching

Posted by grcboy30
I am a male who recently had sex with an ex gf. We had been broken up for 8 years.
I used a condom which didn't break and we did not engage in oral sex either way.
My question is, I shaved my chest and just below my belly button but above my pubic... Read more »

living with hiv in secretly

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello my fellow hiv positive friends, my name is Diane and ive been hiv positive since 1995, actually that's when i got sick with pcp and ended up in the hospital, and learned i had aids, i was virtually stunned, i was in such denile!, i did not use... Read more »