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Does A Girl Get Hiv Or Aids When She Gets Raped

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocacy Group at Conference Discusses Rape of Women, Girls in Zimbabwe After Recent Election

The New York Times on Friday examined AIDS-Free World 's investigation into the rape of hundreds of girls and women in Zimbabwe during a two-week period of "political terror ... surrounding recent elections." At the XVII International AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Facebook a Stage for AIDS Rape Documentary

On Tuesday, filmmaker Michealene Risley will be interviewed at the Facebook Live studio in Palo Alto, Calif., just hours before her documentary on rape and AIDS myths debuts in more than 100 US theatres. "Tapestries of Hope" spotlights the myth,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Prevalence in Northern Uganda Almost Double National Average Because of Conflict, Rape as Weapon of War

The HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Northern Uganda is nearly twice as high as the national average and is continuing to increase because of a "brutal" conflict in the region and the use of rape as a weapon of war, according to a World Vision report ... Read more »
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Girl raped 10 years ago

Dr. Bob, Pardon my ignorance and potentially strange question related to my partner/my HIV/STD risk level.I've recently given/received unprotected oral sex and had protected vaginal sex with a woman of known history. Basically, she has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex is a risk for STDs, including HIV. Could someone have HIV for 8-10 years and not be aware of it? Yes, it's possible, but not highly likely. If your girlfriend is concerned about her risk, she should get tested. If... Read more »

Risk of getting HIV after licking a girl

What are my risks of getting of HIV after i was very drunk and i lick the clitoral glans of a girl for about 5 seconds only before i got to my senses. I did used condom though while making sex with her?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereRisk of acquiring HIV from oral sex is very low, especially given the length of time you participated and lack of any sores or blood. I would suggest looking at the extensive list of articles on this site on oral sex for more information.... Read more »

My girlfriend got Aids when she got raped,

Hi doc,I am french, but unfortunately I haven't found a ressourcefull web site such as this one in france and I would need your help on this issue :It has been a year now since my girlfriend was tested Hiv after a brutal rape. I am still going...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Phil,I would suggest that both you and your girlfriend read the archives in the Safe Sex and HIV Prevention Forum, paying particular attention to the sections on "Magnetic Couples" and "HIV Risk of Transmission (Sexual)."... Read more »

Anxiety about French-kissing a girl and two weeks later getting the flu

Around 5 months ago I French-kissed a girl. After that she told me she had slept with seven other guys before. Two to three weeks later I got the flu (I should mention that my sister also had the flu). After 35 days I tested negative. Now...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
There is an extremely low chance of transmitting the virus by French-kissing, although it is theoretically possible because of the potential for blood contact. Many people with a variety of possible exposures (some very low) can have symptoms that... Read more »
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a girl was raped. please help.

Posted by zizo, 2 Replies
Today I have been told that one of my relatives was raped. I spoke with her this afternoon . She was so despaired and anxious. She told me that this happened a month ago but she did not report or tell the authorities because of stigma. I asked her... Read more »

i was raped..will i get aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was raped 2 times about 10 years ago, now with three childern i live in fear every day that i will show up with aids. What would my chances be?? This scares me and i can not live like this anymore. I have a husband that has supported me but it is... Read more »

Newly diagnosed girl is pushing me away.

Posted by LUVmyHIVposGIRL, 10 Replies

First off, let me say how comforting your website has been since my girlfriend and I found out she is HIV+. The best thing I have done for myself it to get educated as much as possible about HIV. I went from hysteria to relative calm the... Read more »

raped and living with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hi, my name is lacy. i live in denver. i am 17 years old. my stepfather who is poz raped me and now i am infected. found out about 1 month ago. i have been contemplating suicide. i really don't know what to do. Read more »