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Can You Contract HIV From Touching Vagina

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Vagina touched blood on toilet seat! Help me please!

Hi doctor,Please take this time to review my question. A little history of myself, I have anxiety and depression issues. Recently I had an exposure which caused me to panic very badly and I am hoping for your rescue.I want to know if blood can seep...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiHIV transmission by sitting on a toilet seat is extremely rare to impossible. HIV transmission occurs when there is a prolonged exposure to body fluid, blood, semen, vaginal fluid or mother to child through breast feeding. Just by sitting on the... Read more »

Spitting on penis and touching penis after touching vagina Risks HIV ?

Hi, I went to a stripper (on 22nd June)and she gave me a hand job and I fingered her. I didn't... Read more »

precum touched my vagina am i hiv positive?

i recently had intercourse wt a partner whos status i do not know , we used a condom but before he... Read more »
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CDC Says Birth Control Doesn't Raise Women's Risk of Contracting HIV

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publicly endorsed what the World Health Organization announced earlier this year : There is no proven link between using hormonal contraceptives such as the birth control pill or Depo-Provera... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Map Genes of Parasite That Increases Risk for Women to Contract HIV, Study Says

Researchers from the U.S. and United Kingdom might have mapped the genetic code of the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis , which causes millions of sexually transmitted infections annually and increases women's risk of contracting HIV, according to a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Failure to Update Nonoxynol-9 Labels to Mention Increased Risk of Contracting HIV Puts People At Risk, GAO Report Says

FDA 's failure to update the labels of products containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to warn of the increased risk of contracting HIV among women who use the products puts consumers at risk, according to a Government Accountability Office report... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cleaning Vagina Linked to Increased HIV Risk, Study Finds

Data culled from 13 studies of 14,874 sub-Saharan African women, 791 of whom ended up HIV-positive, found that those cleaning, tightening or drying their vaginas using soap, cloth or paper were more at risk for contracting the virus, according to a... Read more »
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Vagina touched toilet

Posted by Lyndsay1, 3 Replies
i was out drunk and went to the toilet and went to sit down and my vagina touched the toilet seat. I'm terrified i might have caught hep c or hiv. Help. Ps i have high anxiety and ocd which doesn't help

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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
I am seriously concerned. Yesterday, I had a guy give me a blow job and then we masterbated each other. The thing that concerns me is that some of his cum ended on my penis when he finished. Although the cum landed in the middle on my penis, it... 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 »

Chances of contracting

Posted by giambi25, 1 Reply
If you sleep with somebody(unprotected vaginal) who is hiv+ what are the chance of becoming pos? Also what does oral thrush look like?

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