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Hiv Risk And Menstrual Blood

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Menstrual Blood and HIV

Please Dr. Frascino...i will donate $100USD if you respond to my plea!!About 1.5 months ago, i had sex with an asian sex worker...to make a long story short, she had her period and i got it all over my pubic hair region. I had a condom on but I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV risk remains extremely low at best, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV in infected blood cannot penetrate intact skin. Assuming the skin in your pubic are was intact, your HIV risk from the menstrual... Read more »

HIV From Menstrual Blood in Toilet

Hi,About a week ago, I used a public restroom. I didn't check to see if the water was clean... Read more »

HIV from menstrual blood on gym equipment

Hi Dr. Bob. First off let me see that you're website is such a blessing, I am living in a... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Causes of Abnormal Menses in HIV-Infected Women III. Assessing Menstrual Irregularity in HIV-Infected Women IV. Managing Menstrual Irregularities in HIV-Infected Women References I.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Exposure to Blood and Behavioural Risks Among STI Clinic Patients in Cape Town, South Africa

Although it is well known that the vast majority of HIV infections in South Africa are the result of heterosexually transmitted HIV, the rapid growth of South Africa's HIV epidemic and the behavioural risk factors that facilitate HIV transmission in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV May Cause Dangerous Blood Clots

Patients who interrupt HIV treatment have a higher risk of blood clots and other problems with blood vessels, even if they are relatively healthy, according to a recently published international study. Researchers analyzed plasma samples from an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With HIV Have High Stroke Risk: Study

U.S. stroke rates declined by 7 percent from 1997 to 2006, yet during the same period stroke rates in HIV patients increased 60 percent, a new study finds. "Generally speaking, strokes in patients with HIV are not common, so the rise is notable,"... Read more »
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Menstrual Blood

Posted by Moe, 2 Replies
Hi There,

Here is my story.

I was with a high risk worker women and during foreplay I started rubbing her clit with my hand (no fingering).

I later put my condom and licked my hand to wet her vagina. While attempting to penetrate her (penetration... Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
So, I had an HIV scare in November 2007. I had unprotected oral sex with a guy (he went down on me, and I went down on him, but he didn't come). A few weeks after that I developed a bad cough and thought I might be HIV positive. I got tested 3... Read more »

menstrual blood

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get hiv from menstrual blood?

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HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »