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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AmfAR Issue Brief Analyzes Effectiveness of Male, Female Condoms in Preventing HIV Transmission

"The Effectiveness of Condoms in Preventing HIV Transmission ," American Foundation for AIDS Research : The foundation's January issue brief analyzes the effectiveness of male and female condoms in preventing the transmission and HIV and finds that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Although the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of Male-to-Female HIV Transmission, Study Says

Male circumcision might reduce the risk of HIV transmission from HIV-positive men to their female partners, according to a study presented Wednesday at the 13th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Denver, Reuters reports... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Female to male HIV transmission

I'm 18, HIV + since birth. Currently I have been having sex with my boyfriend and we ALWAYS use a condom. However, last night when we were having sex, the condom broke for a brief moment and we didn't notice until he pulled out before he...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of transmission is very small. If you are on treatment we know having an undetectable blood viral load can greatly reduce the risk of HIV transmission, it is unclear exactly what this risk is reduced to, but one study does say up to 96%... Read more »

Female to male HIV transmission?

I would really appreciate an answer to this question. While having vaginal intercourse with a "paid professional" in a city known for that kind of trade, I experienced a break in the condom and was exposed for at least 15 seconds, but...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Those 30 seconds were unlikely to have been enough time for transmission to have occurred. Your symptoms are not HIV related. If you like, go in for an initial test at 28 days. That result will be a good indicator of what to expect at 90... Read more »

Male-to-female transmission rates vs. female-to-male

Can you cite some reputable studies about the difference in male-to-female and female-to-male transmission rates? I have heard figures as low as 4:1 (WHO, 2000) and as high as 20:1 (Padian, Shiboski & Jewell, 1991) or higher....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Read through the recent report from the 8th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections entitled "The Probability of HIV-1 Transmission Per Coital Act in Monogamous HIV-Discordant Couples, Rakai, Uganda"... Read more »

Transmission from Female to Male

In terms of transmission, how difficult is it for males to recieve HIV from females, if there are no sores, cuts, etc. on the penis? And also, what is the approximate amount of 18 yr. olds that have HIV in the USA? I had a sexual encounter with a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Research has supported that the risk of transmission from females to males in the developed world is lower than the risk of transmission from males to females; in some studies, substantially lower. See <a... Read more »
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Female To Male Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is the liklyhood for a male to contract HIV from a female from a 1 time exposure. Thanks Read more »

Female to Male Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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It is MUCH harder for a women to give it to a man, for the obvious reasons-HIV has to be exposed to a mucous membrance and the only one on the penis is the opening of the Urethra. It is much easier the other way as the vagina is a BIG membrane.

Som... Read more »

Male to Female Transmission is Low!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks!

This post is targeted to those like me:
a heterosexual male in his early to mid twenties who have had a brief unprotected vaginal exposure.

I just want to remind you guys that female to male transmission is pretty darn low. It's not... Read more »

Female-to-Male transmission

Posted by lauramanyap, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone out there knows any males who has been infected with HIV through sex with a female. Thanks. Read more »