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Does A Woman Who Have Hiv Or Aids Get Their Period

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Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms...
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woman to woman oral transmission (WOMAN to WOMAN)

In all the posts that I've read there's nothing about woman to woman HIV oral transmission. I'm going out of my mind with worry and was wondering if you could PLEASE give me your honest opinion.About 6 months ago I had oral sex with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Cunnilingus carries a negligible risk for HIV transmission, whether it's woman-on-woman or man-on-woman. If you're worried, a single rapid HIV test will give you a definitive answer in as few as 20 minutes. The odds you are negative... Read more »

Woman->Man less common than Man->Woman?

I'm not sure if this is true (perhaps you can confirm this), but I've heardthat it's tougher for a guy to get HIV from a woman than the other wayaround, simply because the male has a lot more obvious fluid being introduced into the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Generally speaking, when we're talkingabout HIV and many other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's), during eithervaginal or anal intercourse, it is easier for these diseases to betransmitted from... Read more »

AIDS Transmission Woman to Woman

I am a lesbian who has AIDS and am attracted to a woman who is not positive and we want to be sexual. I am undetectable and have been for a long time (1 yr or better)and have maintained and stayed on my medication regimine. I want to know even with...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWoman to Woman HIV transmission carries one of the very lowest risk. Things to remember, if you use toys do not use them on one another, or clean in between. When you have oral sex, we know this carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. If you... Read more »

HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV can be transmitted from an HIV-infected mom to her infant via breastfeeding. This is due to many factors, including the quantity of breast milk and the underdeveloped immune system of babies. For adults breast-milk HIV transmission remains... Read more »
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HIV neg woman sex with AIDS infected man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question that may sound stupid...I am an HIV neg female who had sex with my really close friend who has progressed to AIDS. I used a female condom and he used a condom as well. This is the second time this has happened and I have been... Read more »

woman to woman transmission???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible for women to transmit the virus amoung eachother. I am aware oral sex is pretty safe, and not many cases have been reported between lesbians becoming infected this way, but what about shareing sex toys. If I use a dildo on myself,... Read more »

Window Period Post From HIV InSite

Posted by notanonymous
this was a response to a question about the conflicting answers one might get about the window. answered by the hiv prevention editor at HIV InSite. good site bytheway.

There are several problems I've had in answering this question to people's... Read more »

Woman living with AIDS for 28 years.

Posted by kymisme, 5 Replies
Hello,
I was born a premature baby, in 1982. I recieved a blood transfusion and got AIDS. I have 4 kids who are all negative. This is not a means to stop living your life, you can still have kids, you can live normally..Im fine my kids are beautiful... Read more »