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Hiv Aids And Vaginal Contact

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Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »

HIV - through hand contact?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm currently feeling absolutely petrified and shocked with an insistent belief that I have contracted HIV.

The tragic incident occurred with a prostitute who first had her fingers inside her vagina and then used that hand to rub my penis for some... Read more »

Hiv fear after unprotected contact

Posted by Nickkk, 2 Replies
First of all i must tell you that i do not come from USA, so sorry for my bad english.

I come from Europe and my name is Nick, also i am 26 years old.
I have an unprotected sex before ~2 months-(73days) with a woman that her hiv condition is unknown... Read more »

Contacting other HIV+ active duty soldiers

Posted by armypoz, 5 Replies
I am HIV+ and currently serving on active duty. Would like to contact other active duty soldiers of any branch that would be interested in starting support groups or other avenues of support to other active duty soldiers in their areas.

would like... Read more »

Possible HIV contact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I came to find out that I may have been exposed to the HIV virus. The person I was with penetrated me without a condom and then we stopped for a condom. After finding out that he was HIV + I went straight to the hospital and recieved 15 days of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hangnail Transmission through Vaginal Contact

Dear Dr. Ryan,Last saturday I had sex with the girl I have been dating for the past month. We used condoms during intercourse, but during oral sex we did not. I performed and received oral sex. I am most worried though that while I was...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is highly unlikely that you become infected with HIV when performing oral sex on a woman, and even more unlikely when you insert your finger into your partner's vagina.Please see my responses to<a... Read more »

protected sex but vaginal fluids made contact with me!

I am an uncircumsized male that had a chafed penis from over-masturbation (dry skin, redness, no active bleeding). I wore a condom thanfully but I was not getting enjoyment from the sex. She removed the condom and used the same had she removed the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The HIV risk from the scenario you describe would be so remote as to be essentially nonexistent. The only reason to test would be for peace of mind and to put any residual fears permanently to rest. If you do decide to test, wait until the... Read more »

Can a child contact HIV from a carrier who's "dads friend"? (CASUAL CONTACT, HIV BASICS)

My daughters (5) and her father, is in a relationship with a girl who is a HIV Carrier on medication. Can the virus be given to my child? I want to make sure to protect her from getting it. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, there is no such thing as an "HIV carrier." Someone is either HIV positive (infected) or HIV negative (not infected).Next, HIV is not transmitted by casual conduct and you should have no fears about your daughter... Read more »

Can I get aids by making contact with an aids tester

Good afternoon, so I was at school and my friend found what looked like to be a used aids testing kit which is about the size of a pen, and he throws it from far and it ended up hitting me around my upper chest and left cheek, am I under any risk of...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo you cannot get HIV this way.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner Notification

A central goal of CDC's recently announced Serostatus Approach to Fighting HIV (SAFE) is to increase the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNAIDS Report Says Heterosexual Sexual Contact Main Cause for HIV's Spread in China

The rate of HIV infections attributed to heterosexual sex tripled in China between 2005 and 2007, according to the UN's recently released "2009 AIDS Epidemic Update." Of new infections in China, 40 percent were acquired heterosexually, 32 percent... Read more »
Women Alive

Vaginal Secretions and Transmission-- Still Looking for An Answer

A new study of great importance for HIV infected women is being designed bythe CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) as a sub-study of the HIV EpidemiologyResearch Study (HERS). One of its objectives should be to detect andquantify the presence of HIV... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

AIDS Drug Assistance Program Contact Numbers

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs) provide medications to low-income uninsured and underinsured people with HIV and AIDS in each state, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Financial eligibility and available... Read more »