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Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled TrialAlthough 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 »
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesRead 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 »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesResearch 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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,If your pre-wedded-bliss sexcapades were all "protected" and latex condoms were used properly and did not fail, your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot pass through intact latex. Based on what you've written, I... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi RR,Glad to oblige!1.If infected vaginal/cervical fluids come into contact with the man's urethra (pee hole), HIV transmission could occur. That's why we always recommend latex condoms for penetrative sex.2.No, HIV cannot be absorbed... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesWhat is the liklyhood for a male to contract HIV from a female from a 1 time exposure. Thanks Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyOK-
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.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi 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 »
Posted by lauramanyap, 2 RepliesI was wondering if anyone out there knows any males who has been infected with HIV through sex with a female. Thanks. Read more »
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