Do People Get HIV From Precum
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Posted by AnonymousI've read a lot of worries and a few post about pre-cum.
In most cases pre-cum is a low low risk esp. with oral sex.
The risk with pre-cum is greater when it comes to anal and vaginal sex, man or woman.
When a penis enters an orafice, not the mouth, it... Read more »
Posted by mooch3r, 2 RepliesI am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI got HIV at the end of August. I had unprotected sex with someone who told me he was "safe". The interesting thing is that he never came in me. There was only precum. In fact, he never came at all. The sad thing is, two weeks later I had sex... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyGuys, there seems to be a person here who has spread information that precum has a "much much much" higher concentration of HIV than regular semen. I just think it's important to say that there is no reputable source to back that claim and either a)... Read more »
Posted by kenobi, 4 RepliesI am worried of infection.
Here's the story:
I am a man in a relationship with another person, and 3 weeks ago I met another guy on craigslist, who said he was disease free. I wen to house and gave him oral, but I did not let him cum in my mouth (not... Read more »
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Columbia UniversityPrecum can contain HIV, however the concentration of HIV is quite variable. While probably not a very high risk, you are right to be concerned about precum on a condom - IF there is a significant amount of precum on the OUTSIDE tip of the condom.... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesI think that your test result will give you a more definitive answer than I could, but it looks like you are HIV negative based on the negative result you received (as long as it was three months after your last exposure). There are a lot of things... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. We do not keep statistics on how manypeople became infected from oral sex (or even vaginal and anal sex for thatmatter). See the posting, "Percentage of documented cases of transmissionthrough oral sex?"... Read more »
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Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health InformationIn a recent report, A.K. Yousafzai of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among disabled and... Read more »
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Young People With Disabilities in Botswana Call for Greater Involvement in Country's HIV/AIDS EffortsThe Botswana Federation of the Disabled recently held a seminar to commemorate the country's "Youth Against HIV/AIDS" month, focusing on the role of disabled young people in efforts to curb the spread of HIV, Botswana's Sunday Standard reports.... Read more »
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