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Can You Contract AIDS From Vaginal Fluid

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Condom, vaginal fluid on underside, exposure... Will donate!!!

Dear Dr Bob,An answer to this question would be much appreciated, and I will make a donation. I really respect what you do for so many people, I can imagine that it must get frustrating answering the same questions over and over, but it really does...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or is there a risk?" Paranoid, unquestionably and indubitably paranoid!Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

vaginal fluids Please ... asking for the third time.... Will do a Donation

Dear Dr. Im posting this Question for the third time Nobody never answered me.Please be kind enough... Read more »

Risk of HIV contraction after protected sex with prostitute

Hi,I recently went to a massage parlour in macau and one thing led to another and had protected sex... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...transmitted? HIV can be transmitted from an infected person to another through: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen Vaginal secretions Breast milk Blood contains the highest concentration of the virus, followed by... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...HIV-positive (carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV to others. A positive result does ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

HBCU Student Leaders Pledge to Play Their Part in the Fight Against AIDS

...Social Networking and HIV 101, where students learned the difference between HIV and AIDS, and the four fluids -- blood, semen, vaginal secretions and breast milk -- by which an individual can contract HIV. In a second workshop, Fact vs.... Read more »
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testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...it slipped out as i was asleep n rolled on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for... Read more »

Gmanl

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Gman,seeing everyone seems to rely on you alot here,what is your feeling about massachusetts 6 week window period with a 3rd generation elisa,would you be comforable with that,also with your experiance since 1989 have you ever know someone to test... Read more »

risk from this encounter? please help - terrified

Posted by Anonymous
...else every waking hour. Here are my questions: I don't remember her fingering herself, but if she did and happened to have vaginal secretions on her finger, would I be at risk of contracting the virus through the mucous membrane of my anus? ... Read more »

Does HIV show up in a gynecological test??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...unprotected sex with a man a little more than 6 months ago. I recently had my regular gynecological check-up and a test done on my vaginal fluids. I didn't tell my doctor about my worry and when the test came back with the results she didn't... Read more »