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Hiv From Fingering Vagina By A Man

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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...The following are some safer sex tips, starting with the most risky activities and moving to less risky activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and water- or silicone-based lubricant (lube) to prevent the condom from breaking. (Lube also helps condoms feel better.) Do not use oil-based lubes like Vaseline, Crisco, or baby...
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Oral sex, vaginal sex

Hello Dr. Frascino, Thank you for your incredible contribution to humanity! My Question: I had a man that has a questionable background. I am not certain if he is Gay or not. I have known him as a friend but heis very mysterious about his private...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with cunnilingus in the archives of this forum.)The minimal penis penetration would be considered very brief unprotected penile-vaginal sex. The CDC's estimated per-act risk for unprotected receptive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to... Read more »

performed cunnilingus on a prostitute who have AIDS

hello doc. ive read many article about oral sex and cunnilingus..it is said that has low-risk on having aids/hiv in performing cunnilingus even in positive persons. but i have read that it can be transmitted if you swallowed a semen or any vaginal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,We have an entire chapter devoted to oral sex in the archives. I suggest you check it out! Oral sex/cunnilingus carries only a low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. There are factors, Read more »

woman with herpes/moment of non-protected vaginal sex with hiv+ man

Hi, I scoured your the previously posed questions but didn't find a situation like mine. I had sex with a man I've known for 8 years last night. We had sex with a condom for a few minutes and then stopped. A little while later, he slid inside of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...(http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionSexual/Q16749.qna).A recent study has shown that the odds of infection per episode of unprotected penile-vaginal intercourse are about 1 in 500. This means that one episode of... Read more »

Doctor had unprotacted oral sex and weired fingering

Dear Doctor, you are doing a great job and i feel like saluting u for nobel work you are doing.God bless you always.Please don't mind my english as i am from non english speaking country. I am a 30 year old doctor.I was on a medical conference in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.No, assuming the skin on your fingering fingers was intact.2.Extremely unlikely at best.3.Remote.Your overall HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low at best.I would recommend leveling with your wife. It's the best way to confront your guilt Read more »
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Human Trial of Vaginal Microbicide Gel PRO 2000 Finds Some Level of HIV Protection

...absolutely no concerns raised in the genital tract, where we would want to look at a range of things like bleeding, changes in vaginal discharge and so on. We had no adverse events that were higher in the active arms compared to the placebo. As... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...women about twice as easily as from women to men. A woman's risk of infection is highest with anal intercourse, or if she has a vaginal infection. The risk of infection is higher if her male sex partner is or was an injection drug user, has... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...activity. Condoms can protect the mouth, vagina or rectum from HIV-infected semen. They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually... Read more »
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Fingering question

Posted by mechfab, 4 Replies
...Hello, Well here is my story. I am a married man that met a woman friend and inserted my fingers inside her vagina for a bout 10 mins., Now I checked my hand and there was no Read more »

risk for girls

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...mutual masturbation or oral sex..maybe just because girls are more ashamded of questioning this kind of things. i have read many posts of guys worried about puting their fingers in a vagina because of possible cuts or sores..but what about the... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, Read more »