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Can You Get Hiv From Genital Contact

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concerned about contacting HIV through genital contact but not insertion

Am I at a high risk of contracting the HIV virus if I recently had genital contact but not to the point of actual intercourse?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your question is too general to answer at this point. Please read through our Frequently Asked Questions (I) and try to assess your own risk. If you are still confused, please send us a more detailed question. Thanks!Ryan M. Kull, CSW... Read more »

"HIV oral/genital contaction..chances?"

Is it possible to contract the HIV virus by having oarl sex with a man even if he does not... Read more »

Is it possible i have Hiv through kissing and quick genital contact?

Hello dr. Shannon I haven't been sleeping well for 3 months! I kissed a man and had quick... Read more »
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Penis to Vagina contact

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had what i think is called grinding with a lady. as I was on my back she rubbed her vagina against my penis. I did not penetrate her or did her vagina come in contact with the head of my penis. She was sort of sitting by the base of my penis while... Read more »

Contacting other HIV+ active duty soldiers

Posted by armypoz, 5 Replies
I am HIV+ and currently serving on active duty. Would like to contact other active duty soldiers of any branch that would be interested in starting support groups or other avenues of support to other active duty soldiers in their areas.

would like... Read more »

Possible HIV contact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I came to find out that I may have been exposed to the HIV virus. The person I was with penetrated me without a condom and then we stopped for a condom. After finding out that he was HIV + I went straight to the hospital and recieved 15 days of... 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 »