Chances Of Hiv After One Vaginal Encounter

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Different encounters

Hi Doctor, This is the second time I am writing to you because as I have not received you kind response yet. I am writing to you from Kenya in East Africa having stumbled upon thebody website. I am a 39 year old man of African decent and I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation the archives of this forum. We have a chapter devoted to oral sex.)2. Latex (or polyurethane) condom-protected sex (oral, vaginal or anal) is indeed "protected," assuming the condom was used properly and did not fail (break). Consequently, if... Read more »

Circumcised Oral Encounter

Good Day Dr.Bob,Blessings for your priceless endeavours.I am a mid 30's male , On March 11,2008 I... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...HIV-positive (carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV to others. A positive result does ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...Information What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are anti-HIV substances. They could reduce the risk of HIV infection during vaginal or rectal intercourse. No microbicides are available yet. However, with sufficient funding and demand,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...calls. The HPTN035 trial was also designed to study another microbicide product (BufferGel) whose primary action is to lower vaginal pH levels. The trial enrolled 3,909 women from Malawi, South Africa, the United States, Zambia, and Zimbabwe,... Read more »