Chances Of Catching AIDS From Vaginal Sex

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HIV risk? unprotected vaginal sex twice...

I had unprotected vaginal sex with an entertainer that works at a bar on 22 Nov. 2010 and 18 Dec. 2010. She says she tested negative 6 months ago for HIV, and that she made some blood tests at a hospital 3 months ago because she was very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...called these days? Okey dokey!You are not at "great risk" for having acquired the virus, however, unprotected insertive vaginalsex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. The odds are very much in your favor that you did... Read more »

vaginal sex and hiv testing

Dear Doc, About five weeks ago, i had oral sex with a female sex worker for a few minutes. After... Read more »

woman with herpes/moment of non-protected vaginal sex with hiv+ man

Hi, I scoured your the previously posed questions but didn't find a situation like mine. I had sex... Read more »
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...what a group of British researchers did recently for the age-old question: When it comes to HIV/AIDS, how much riskier is anal sex than vaginalsex? Researchers from Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine did a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

...placebo-controlled, triple-blinded, phase 2/3 trial with COL-1492, a vaginal gel containing 52.5 mg nonoxynol-9, in 892 female sex workers in four countries: Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, South Africa and Thailand. The gel covers the cervix and vaginal... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment, especially needles if... Read more »