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Do People Catch AIDS From Unprotected Vaginal Sex

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Why is hetero vaginal intercourse still said to be risky?

Please note I am not trying to stir anything up or disrespect gay people. I am really interested in finding out why hetero vaginal sex is said to be risky.The stats according to wikipedia are about 1/2000 for insertive and 1/1000 for receptive. If...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello J,Worldwide there are over 34,000,000 people living with HIV/AIDS. The vast majority acquired the virus via "hetero vaginal sex" and were not drug users. The estimates of Read more »

Re: Why is hetero vaginal intercourse still said to be risky?

Just wanted to say that your response below is very clear, impressive and touching. I won't get... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...herpes, and gonorrhea through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of... Read more »
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Unprotected Vaginal, no ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How high a risk is unprotected receptive vaginal sex with ejaculation outside of the body? What is the chance of being infected by precum only? My rapid test was negative at 34 Read more »

How risky is INSERTIVE anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I am well aware of the risks of unprotected receptive anal sex, but how risky is unprotected insertive anal sex? Would it be more or less risky than unprotective insertive vaginal sex? Anyone Read more »

unprotected vaginal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected, sexual encounter - vaginal - with one of the local girls - who was not a prostitute, or like profession. i, like most people who visit this website for advice have been consumed with the guilt and stupidity of the lack of protection.... Read more »

Vaginal Oral Sex - Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have a question of eating a women out till she came in my mouth, what are the statics for vaginal oral sex? I would love an expert to answer, been feeling rather ill and at the 90 day window now. thanks Read more »