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Can You Contract AIDS From Vaginal Fluid

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Kissing vaginal fluids

Could someone with mouth ulceration contract hiv by only kissing fingers that have vaginal fluid on them?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Nope, see my recent posts on this more common than I expected question. DW... Read more »

vaginal fluid transmission hiv pos girlfriend

Hello i need to try to clear this issue up once and for all. my girlfriend is hiv + with a viral load of 200,000 and a cd4 count of 750 per last results feb 18 2012.i am hiv neg.....[a male in case your wondering] oral sex is very important to both...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,There are two topics that I want to address with you. First, yes there are documented cases of oral transmission of female to male, but breath! The situations were perfect for transmission, cuts and openings on both mouth and the genital areas so... Read more »

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.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worry Wart,"Am I being paranoid, 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 »

eczema and vaginal fluids

Hello DoctorI have read many answers to questions similar to mine, but I have only one doubt that I will greatly appreciate if you can help me with.I was with a woman we kissed for a while, and then she masturbated me, I know this are both no risk ,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The general rule is that HIV cannot permeate intact skin. You report you did not notice any open sores on the involved area. Consequently I would assume your risk remains negligible. Certainly eczema can present with varying degrees of... Read more »
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Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear 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 »