Can You Contract HIV From Foreplay

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Likelihood of Contraction?

Hello Dr.,I know you've already answered questions regarding risk rates of HIV contraction, ARS, etc., but I have a specific question about the likelihood that I have contracted HIV. I was dating someone for a few months, and for about the last 2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unprotected sex, even only "10 thrusts," does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Your "symptoms" are not at all worrisome for (or even suggestive of) HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). However, as you mentioned, Read more »

Precum in sores

I am gay and recently had sex with another guy from Australia (one night stand) whilst on holiday... Read more »

any risk from foreplay?

Hi Doc,Great response to the Vatican's crazy claims! What are those guys thinking?Anyway, I've... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and raw nose, is transmission possible? (I didn't have a bloody nose or anything) ... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ways to also manage that risk. Condom use is effective, but also not 100% effective, as condoms break or are not used during foreplay. Testing of both partners for AIDs and other STDs can greatly help reduce risk. We hope to soon have... Read more »

Risk of breast secretions to adults

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies only one breast. it was protected vaginal sex and lot of kissing. I am very worried about the secretions. I tested for EIA HIV-1 at 10th day, 7th week and 90th day. all negative. My doctor insists on testing at 6 months. What are my chances of... Read more »

Any Expert Advice - Please-Very Concerned

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Its been a year and I have had no symptoms at all. I had an encounter with a female, we had foreplay with her stroking my penis. We then had protected sex most of the time except for a few moments. I know it is very hard to Read more »
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