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Do People Get HIV From Vaginal Fisting

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HIV Transmission

...and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Types of Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted How HIV Spreads Many people still misunderstand how HIV is passed from one person to another. Knowing the basics helps you avoid getting the virus if you are HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are HIV positive. HIV is spread through the following body fluids: Blood...
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hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...damage from hepatitis C usually develops slowly over many years.How Did I Get HCV?Hepatitis C is transmitted when blood from a person who has HCV -- a person who is already infected with this virus -- directly enters another person's bloodstream.... Read more »

HIV FROM HANJOB WITH POSSIBLE VAGINAL FLUID

Dr. Frascino First of all thank you for your dedication to helping and educating people. I am going to donate $50 to your cause. Is it possible to get hiv from a high risk individual if the latter touched herself but did not insert her finger in her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reelected a blundering incompetent rodeo clown for president in 2004, I suppose just about anything is "possible." However, the HIV-transmission risk posed by the activity you describe is so remote that it is essentially nonexistent. If you... Read more »

insertive vaginal sex

when you say insertive vaginal sex, would this include inserting the fingers or just the penis? why would one be more susceptible to infection than the other?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...When I say insertive vaginal sex, or insertive penile-vaginal sex, I am referring to a person putting their penis inside another person's vagina. If I'm referring to the risk of HIV transmission during insertive vaginal Read more »

HIV +/ recurrent vaginal strep and staph

I am hiv+ and have been for 11 years. For the past year, I keep getting strep b and staph infections in my vagina. My doctor says that these are bacteria that can be found on a persons hand or in their mouth and on their skin. I have been treated...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am sorry that I am not able to answer your question; your vaginal discharge may not be caused by bacterial infections; I would suggest that you see another gynecologist to seek a second opinion;JLS. Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One approach to lowering this risk is called "harm reduction." If you do not want to... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...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... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...and Vaginal Intercourse --> There's only one way to find out for sure whether you have HIV: Get tested. Although some people feel symptoms when they've been newly infected with HIV, most people don't. That's one reason why HIV continues... Read more »
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Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...HIV? Why Do We Need Microbicides if We Will Eventually Have an HIV Vaccine? How Much Will Microbicides Cost, and Will People Be Able to Afford Them? What About Nonoxynol-9 (N-9)? Taking Care of Yourself What Are Microbicides? ... Read more »
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Is This True?

Posted by SelfRevelations, 5 Replies
...told him that there is more of a chance that the male would infect a female via ejaculation (force of the semen pushed into the vagina) than the female infecting the male. Is this true? I've never heard of such a thing & I've been HIV+ for... Read more »

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 Read more »

hiv question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...to be very high? Do women catch it easier during ovulation? Do have to have a sore or cut? I am just so curious since some people catch it the first time Read more »