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Female To Male HIV Transmission

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Female to male HIV transmission

I'm 18, HIV + since birth. Currently I have been having sex with my boyfriend and we ALWAYS use a condom. However, last night when we were having sex, the condom broke for a brief moment and we didn't notice until he pulled out before he...
Shannon Southall

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HiThe risk of transmission is very small. If you are on treatment we know having an undetectable blood viral load can greatly reduce the risk of HIV transmission, it is unclear exactly what this risk is reduced to, but one study does say up to 96%... Read more »

Female to male HIV transmission?

I would really appreciate an answer to this question. While having vaginal intercourse with a... Read more »

Transmission risks with an HIV+ female, HIV- male

I keep reading mixed messages about the risk of transmission from a poitive female to a negative... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of Female-to-Male HIV Transmission by About 60%, Study Says

Male circumcision might reduce the risk of men contracting HIV through sexual intercourse with women by about 60%, according to a study published in the November issue of PLoS Medicine , BBC News reports ( BBC News , 10/25). French and South... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis Is Associated With Higher Risk of Female-to-Male Transmission of HIV

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an imbalance of naturally occurring vaginal micro-organisms caused by a decrease in normal helpful bacteria and an increase in harmful bacteria. BV increases women's risks of acquiring HIV and other STDs as well as... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of Male-to-Female HIV Transmission, Study Says

Male circumcision might reduce the risk of HIV transmission from HIV-positive men to their female partners, according to a study presented Wednesday at the 13th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Denver, Reuters reports... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Randomized Controlled Trial Shows Circumcision Does Not Reduce Male-to-Female HIV Transmission

Male circumcision does not reduce the transmission of HIV from men to their female partners, according to a Lancet study conducted in Uganda, Bloomberg reports (Sargent, 7/16). The researchers recruited 922 uncircumcised HIV-positive men between... Read more »
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Female To Male Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is the liklyhood for a male to contract HIV from a female from a 1 time exposure. Thanks Read more »

Female-to-Male transmission

Posted by lauramanyap, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone out there knows any males who has been infected with HIV through sex with a female. Thanks. Read more »

Female to male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is there any truth that female to male transmission of HIV is rare? Where can I get some truth on this matter? I had a 1 night stand with somone that I met online. It was unprotected vaginal sex. Please someone tell me that my chances are very... Read more »

Female to male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
It's a scarey fact but more and more hetero men are getting HIV
from women. It's still three times easier for a woman to get it
from a man but I've met lots of straight men with HIV lately.
There was even a story recently of a big straight male porn... Read more »