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Do People Get HIV From Unprotected Vaginal Sex

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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 depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less
Ask the Experts

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 per-act statistical risk that you quote can be very misleading.... Read more »

unprotected sex vs oral sex

Dear Dr. Frascino, from reading things online a lot of people say someone can get HIV from oral sex. Would this be the same thing as a female transmitting hiv to a male through unproteced sex of a brief exposure. Also, do you personally believe a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV/AIDS pandemic has been with us now for over a quarter of a century and it's phenomenal that I'm still being asked if I "personally believe a female can transmit HIV to a male through unprotected sex." Dearie, it's time to wake up and smell... Read more »

unprotected vaginal sex

Hello Dr. Bob,I had unprotected vaginal sex recently with a girl I did not know very well. Am I the only dumbass that has done that? I see many questions about protected vaginal and unprotected penis sucking....come on people. If all of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the comments of Rove, DeLay, Dubya and other clueless tactless Texans!So, are you the only dumbass that has had unprotected vaginal sex with a girl you did not know very well? No, there are other dumbasses as well.Next, what are the "real... Read more »

Oral Sex

I have had oral sex many a times in my 26 years. 2 of the were with escorts and were unprotected. how big of a chance is there that i may have contracted HIV. Is the risk of getting HIV higher in oral sex as oppossed to Vaginal intercourse. i use...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The risk of infection with oral sex is much lower than with vaginal intercourse, but it is not zero. Read more »
Articles
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...group of British researchers did recently for the age-old question: When it comes to HIV/AIDS, how much riskier is anal sex than vaginal sex? 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

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...years or more without ever developing AIDS. Ten years has been found to be the average amount of time that passes between when a person is infected with HIV and when he or she begins experiencing the symptoms of AIDS. 2. It's what you do ... Read more »
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Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...I think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual masturbation with each other and they Read more »

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 »

Only 3 ways to get HIV?

Posted by worriedOZ, 1 Reply
...my research and all the medical advice I have gathered to date suggests that there are only 3 days to get HIV: - UNPROTECTED vaginal or anal sex; - oral sex with BLEEDING and GUSHING wounds in the mouth - shared IV drug use Is that really... Read more »

Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...Hi, 1. Can a person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into Read more »