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Hiv Heterosexual Transmission

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Ask the Experts

hiv heterosexual transmission

Is HIV transmitted from a male to female partner during intercourse, only when there are lesions or tears within the woman's vagina? Would this be the only way for the virus to actually enter into the woman's bloodstream, thereby infecting her?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...While HIV transmission is probably more efficient when lesions are present, it can also occur when overt lesions are not present. Read more »

it takes only one time (HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION) (HIV TRANSMISSION AFTER ONE EXPOSURE)

This is a comment on one of the readers questions asking if you can get hiv by penetrating a woman... Read more »

Transmission of HIV in mixed HIV status, heterosexual couple

My husband is HIV+ and was probably infected circa 5 years ago. We did not know of his infection... Read more »
Articles
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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexual Transmission of HIV -- 29 States, 1999-2002

...Worldwide, the majority of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections result from heterosexual transmission. 1 To characterize heterosexual transmission of HIV infections in the United States, CDC analyzed data for Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Couples Study in Haiti Shows Reduction in Heterosexual HIV Transmission

...A study in Haiti of "discordant" heterosexual couples -- those in which onepartner is HIV-infected and the other uninfected -- found that almost halfof sexually active couples Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexual Transmission of HIV in China: A Systematic Review of Behavioral Studies in the Past Two Decades

... The investigators' objective was to address the role of heterosexual transmission of HIV in China, with the goal of exploring the prevalence of unsafe sex and the likelihood of HIV spreading heterosexually Read more »
Connect With Others

May 1 Event for Heterosexual Men & Women with HIV

Posted by keithmk1
...Spring Party for Straight Men & Women Living with HIV Saturday, May 1, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Vudu Lounge, 1487 1st Ave., Manhattan (77th & 78th Sts.) Dance floor, DJ, cash bar, light Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...rude as I do not want to offend anyone. I would just like to find a dating website where I can find me a good woman. I am a Heterosexual man looking for a Heterosexual woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date... Read more »

Support group for HIV+ heterosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... I am a heterosexual 23 y.o. HIV+ male. I have been looking for a place to meet other heterosexuals with HIV. Is there anyplace out there for people Read more »

HIV+ Heterosexual Bi Gay Men Women: Research Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV-Positive HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY Read more »