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What level of risk from heterosexual vaginal intercourse

How many cases have been reported of AIDS or HIV infection contracted in the U.S. by men from heterosexual vaginal intercourse with a non I.V. drug user, non hemopheliac. What are the probabilies that I would become infected if I do not use a condom...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi,Thank you for your question.From 1981 to December 1995 (the latest statistic currently available), of 434,719 adult cases of AIDS in men, 13,521 (or 3%) became infected through heterosexual contact. Keep in mind that these are AIDS cases. This... Read more »

Where does HIV have to travel in order for a heterosexual male to get infected?

Dr. Bob,If a heterosexual male was having unprotected sex with a female, where does HIV have to... Read more »

White Male Heterosexual Sex Risks

I know this is not in your area but I like you better than the other advisors on this website.What... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Minimal Risk of Sexual HIV Transmission for Heterosexual Couples When the HIV-Positive Partner Has an Undetectable Viral Load

A systematic review of publications reporting on rates of HIV transmission between heterosexual couples, where the HIV positive partner has an undetectable viral load on ART, revealed minimum risk of transmission. Michelle Letchumanan, on behalf... Read more »
iprexnews.com

Two Major Studies Prove HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Works in Heterosexual Women and Men; Build on iPrEx Data Showing PrEP Reduces HIV Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men

The following statement was released by iPrEx Protocol Chair Robert Grant, MD, MPH of the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California at San Francisco. "Today's news from the Partners PrEP and CDC Botswana (TDF2) studies detailing the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk From Heterosexual Intercourse May Be Underestimated

The standard method for assessing the risk of HIV infection among heterosexuals could be underestimating the potential for transmission, according to a new overview of published evidence. The study was presented at the 17th International AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of HIV Transmission From Heterosexual Intercourse Could Be Underestimated, Study Finds

The standard method for assessing risk of HIV transmission through heterosexual intercourse could be flawed, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases and presented at the XVII International AIDS Conference on Tuesday,... Read more »
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Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Well, it looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US
This is the future ladies!

Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts

Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in... Read more »

Heterosexual risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello ,

Its now 4 weeks since my exposure to an STD(NGU) from a protected vaginal and unprotected oral experience with a sex worker.I am really stressing out guys.I cant but think of just a drop of her secretions may have entered my euthera , and... Read more »

Somebody Asked About The Risk for Male in Vaginal

Posted by Anonymous
"Insertive vaginal sex (male risk in heterosexual coitus) is estimated to cause HIV infection 0.03% to 0.09% of the time."

This is according to Dr. Frascino who leads the Forum on Fatigue and Anemia. (He is HIV+ for many years and during these years... Read more »

For the Heterosexual worried well

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies



Researchers ID Risk Factors for Heterosexual HIV Transmission
In the nation's largest and longest study of heterosexual HIV transmission, UCSF researchers found transmission rates remain extremely low. Those rates, they said, could be even lower by... Read more »