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hiv in vaginal fluid enters condom fused with sperm cause hiv?

Sir, Recently I had a sex with a prostitute, only one time. Firstly I undressed her. I just touched my finger on her vagina (not inserted fully) and felt wet fluid from her vagina on my finger. The touching on her vagina not more than 5 seconds....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission though what you have described is very small. Fingering someone carries one of the lowest risk of HIV transmission. HIV does begin to die once it is outside of the body. Touching her vaginal fluid and then putting on... Read more »

Help Dr Shannon! i am getting married soon and is afraid of getting HIV

Hi Dr Shannon,I need your advice2 Weeks ago,i had protected sex with a sex worker who claimed herself to be working only as a part-timer and also did a HIV check-up 1 week before having sex with me and the result was negative.But,i don't know...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe good news is you used a condom and condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. It is normal to have extra space in the condom after you ejaculate, withdrawing... 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 »

Risk of hiv through vaginal fluids

I had sex with a prostitute in china wearing 2 condoms.all the vaginal intercourse is done in 4-6mins and it was perfect i mean the condom didnt break.She had some vaginal flud on her genitila before the intercourse itself(i mean the area was...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:HIV does not live well outside the body. Even if there was HIV infected vaginal secretions on her hands or on the wet wipes, it is not realistic that those fluids would be able to cause an infection from the situation you describe. If those... Read more »
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Is it possible to get hiv from vaginal discarge

Posted by AZT, 1 Reply
basically I'm just curious if there is casues of it going through a girl's panties, through her pants. Enough to leave a chance of getting hiv from it.

Would vaginal fluids/vaginal discarge be noticable if they were left on a black leather seat? Read more »

Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

Vaginal infections and HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Before starting my relation with my boyfriend, both were tested for HIV and other STD, but when we gave up the condom I started suffering from candidal infections. Can I relate it to HIV ? Weve been monogamous for two years before the test ? Can I... 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 »