Can You Get HIV From Vaginal Fluid

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Can I get HIV from vaginal fluids touching my balls?

...Hi there Doc,I love this site and everything you do man...stops idoits like me from going out of out minds! Anyway..Can you get HIV from vaginal fluids that get on your balls or other genital area during sex. We always use condoms but i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max. HIV cannot permeate intact skin and that includes the intact skin covering the family jewels and your nether regions -- your entire Read more »

HIV and vaginal fluid (2nd time asking)

hello doc.i've asked you before but you didn't reply. i might as well try agaid, perhaps you got... Read more »


Dr. Frascino First of all thank you for your dedication to helping and educating people. I am going... Read more »
The Body PRO

Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

...occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is similar to a bacteria found in yogurt), appears to reduce vaginal HIV viral load. Jane Hitti: We were interested to see how healthy vaginal bacteria, as well as abnormal vaginal... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

When You Know Better, You Do Better, Part 3

...which city officials believe to be a significant underestimate. HIV infection among men occurs when bodily fluids -- blood, vaginal secretions, breast milk or semen -- containing HIV come in contact with your blood or penetrate other mucus... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Data on HIV Infection in Women Expands

...incidence of STDs. CVS were tested for anti-gp160 antibodies. The antibodies are part of an immune response to HIV and are found in vaginal fluids free of contaminated semen. There were no detectable levels of HIV viral load in plasma in the 25... Read more »
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 »
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