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Can You Contract AIDS From Having Sex During Period

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Treatment Action Group

AIDS Activism, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Broken Social Contract

Sheraton Golf Parco de'Medici, 6 April 2006, Rome [Note: This is a revised and expanded version of remarks I gave yesterday at the Boehringer Ingelheim symposium on HIV past and future. The two-day symposium is taking place at a business-style... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young Women, Including Married Women, Increasingly Contracting HIV, U.N. Official Says

HIV/AIDS increasingly is affecting young women, including married women, Lucita Lazo, regional program director for the United Nations Development Fund for Women , said on Thursday in Bangkok, Thailand, the AP/ Hindu reports. Although HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condom Use Reduces Young Women's Risk of Contracting HPV, Study Says

Young women whose partners use condoms every time they have sex are 70% less likely to contract the human papillomavirus than women whose partners use condoms less than 5% of the time, according to a study published in the June 22 edition of the ... Read more »
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Anal sex and aids (CAN TWO HIV NEGATIVES CONTRACT HIV FROM EACH OTHER?)

my husband and i had unprotected anl sex neither of us have aids or HIV and i we are in a monogomus relationship. what are my chances of contacted the HIV virus...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Can two HIV-negative people contract HIV/AIDS from having unprotected anal sex with each other? Astoundingly this has become another QTND (Question That Never Dies)! It dramatically points out (1) the failure of sex education, (2) the failure... Read more »

Odds of contraction for + Bottom (undetectable), - Top having protected anal sex

I'm HIV+ and my new boyfriend is negative. I have been undetectable for well over a year. If we use condoms and follow all the proper procedures, what are the odds of contraction? I know it's minimal, but he'd like to know and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Therefore, if latex condoms are used properly and don't fail (break), the HIV-transmission risk would be essentially nonexistent. However, it's important to note that many folks do not... Read more »

Sex on my period

I had sex with a male whom I think is HIV + while I was on my period. Can I get HIV while I'm on my period? Are my risk greater of contracting HIV?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Having unprotected sex during your period will not increase or decrease the likelihood of YOU becoming infected. HIV infected fluids are still (theoretically) coming into contact with your mucous membranes. The presence of menstrual blood during... Read more »

Do u always contract HIV everytime You have sex?

Dear Dr.,I am a very paranoid person as you can see.Like the title implies, will a person catch HIV the first time that they have unprotected sex? Or can they get lucky and not catch it?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If you have unprotected sex, then the risk of HIV infection depends mostly on whether your sexual partner is HIV positive. Since you have no sure way of knowing your partner's HIV status, then the safest thing to do is to always use condoms... Read more »
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Sex while on Period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering if the chances of woman contracting HIV increases if she has intercourse with a HIV+ partner while on her period? I have'nt had much luck finding anything on that, so I would really appriciate it if someone could answer this... Read more »

contracting

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if you had unprotected sex once with a person ( women) of unkown status, and you were of good health but uncircumsized. what are your chances of contracting hiv and would it matter if she had used coke or other drugs, would that effect my testing... Read more »

sex with a condom, but she had her period.

Posted by Nelson44, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone,

I just need someone to give me some output regarding having protected sex with a female(most likely HIV-, but not sure)
but in the middle of having sex her period started and there was blood on the condom, no breakage, slippage or... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »