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Do STIs Increase The Risk Of Acquiring Hiv

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HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,The HIV risk associated with oral sex is definitely a QTND (question that never dies). What we can say is that overall risk of HIV acquisition/transmission via oral sex is very low. An insertive partner has less risk than a receptive... Read more »

does having sickle cell trait increase risk hiv

does haveing the sicklecell trait increase the risk of being infected with hiv. Read more »

Herpes=increased HIV risk? Help!

Dear Doctor Robert,Can I start by saying thank you for the work you do and the thousands of people... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Highlights Increased Risk of HIV/AIDS Transmission in Haiti

...action to prevent the spread of the AIDS virus in earthquake-stricken Haiti. A study [.pdf] by UNAIDS warns of a substantial risk of the spread of the deadly virus in overcrowded camps for Haitian survivors of the disaster," VOA News ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prisoners in Mozambique at an Increased Risk of HIV/AIDS, Officials Say

... Mozambique's prison population faces a heightened risk of HIV/AIDS, the country's justice minister, Benvinda Levy, said on Monday at the opening of a National Seminar on Prison Health, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Government Policies Hindering HIV/AIDS Efforts, Increasing Risk of Infection, HRW Report Says

...According to the report, the government's "crackdown on the informal sector has also destroyed peoples' livelihoods, increasing the risk of HIV infection for thousands and further endangering the lives of those already infected." The report... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Serosorting May Increase the Risk of HIV Acquisition Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

...used a mathematical model, informed by detailed behavioral data from a highly studied cohort of MSM, to estimate the relative risk of HIV acquisition associated with serosorting compared with not serosorting. "We demonstrate that serosorting is... Read more »
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hiv risks?

Posted by ben7206, 3 Replies
...used to stck my hand in my back undr my shirt n scratch pimples like 200-800 times a day (no exaggerating). what would b the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these times? 2.(feb 27) went 2 use bathroom, put bookbag on ground n dint... Read more »

What's my risk?

Posted by nasja99, 1 Reply
...or allow me to insert into her without a condom, however, she allowed me to have an intense oral session on her. What's my risk for contracting HiV given these circumstances? Lust got the better of me tonight with regard to the oral, but I did... Read more »

wondering the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies it a risk to have sex with someone who has a herpes sore that is not covered, although the sex is protected? meaning his penis is covered Read more »

Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...thoughts on what I am about to say, that would be great. Here we go. It is certain that receptive fellatio carries a theoretical risk of HIV transmission - but so does getting hit by a meteor, and you don't worry about that do you? It is also... Read more »