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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Although the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female-to-Female Transmission of HIV

This is an answer from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to a question submitted by the CDC National AIDS Hotline concerning female-to-female sexual transmission of HIV. NAH Question: Female-to-female sexual transmission --... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Likely Female-to-Female Sexual Transmission of HIV -- Texas, 2012

In August 2012, the Houston Department of Health contacted CDC regarding the rare transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) likely by sexual contact between two women. The case was investigated, and laboratory testing confirmed that the... Read more »
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female to female transmission

i am a bi curious married hiv+ woman. I have been married to my wonderful hiv+ husband for 4 yrs but lately cant get the idea of being with a woman out of my head. If I do pluck up the courage to do it, not sure what we would do sexually but have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Generally speaking, frottage (body rubbing) is not considered to be an HIV-transmission/acquisition risk. The theoretical risk of tribbing would involve getting a sufficient quantity of infected vaginal/cervical secretions from the poz partner... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »

Vaginal secretion got into my vagina

Hi, I am a 26 year old straight female who attended a female strip club. While at this club a friend paid for a lap dance everything was fine until the stripper lifted my legs and grinded her vagina against mine. I was wearing thin pants and...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello there-The episode you describe does not pose any risk for infection. For HIV transmission to occur there HAS to be an exchange of bodily fluids. Even if you think you felt a little bit of wetness on your pants, underwear or skin, that... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions

Can you get HIV from wearing some elses undergarment such as underware from female to female. I put on my girl friends underware after she had already worn them, we have not had sex yet. i know that she was tested a year ago and was negative and has...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is only known to be transmitted through sex (vaginal, anal and oral), blood contact (sharing injection needles, primarily), and mother-to-infant. You are not at risk for infection with HIV by sharing another person's undergarments.RMK... Read more »
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Female to Female Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had oral sex with another woman, and I'm wondering how risky this is? I've read, it is risky, and then I've read it isn't. So which is it? Regardless if I ever do that again it will be with protection I don't care. I just want to know if anyone on... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get AIDS/HIV from exchanging bikini bottoms with another female. I am also female. the girl I exchanged bikini bottoms with had a HIV test 2 years ago and it was negative, she has been married for 4 years and has a child from a previous... Read more »

how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Answer: A small amount or none. The small amount can/could be risky. There is really no documentation on transmission from female to male. There IS documentation on a few men who have had post-coital female blood infect them via intercourse. I... Read more »

Vaginal Fluid / Cut on Penis

Posted by Anonymous
I would appreciate any help. My exposure involved frontage with unknown female of unknow status. No condom on penis, against bare backside. She may have used vaginal fluid as lubricant but i can't be sure as she was not facing me. There was no... Read more »