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Hiv Transmission And Per Act Risk

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...common mode of transmission than other sexual behaviors (anal and vaginal sex). There have been a few cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person performing oral sex has HIV, blood from their mouth may enter the body of the person receiving oral sex...
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Oral transmission from hiv positive partner

Dearest Dr, I am a 30 yr old neg male but i had protected intercourse and UNprotected oral sex (both giving and recieving) to a male 3 weeks ago. Today he rang me to tell me he tested positive for hiv at the gum clinic but the finger test. He is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...enhanced? What if he hadn't gone to get tested or got tested but never bothered to inform you? You would still be just as much at risk for HIV. The point is we all need to assume all our sex partners could be HIV infected and therefore take all... Read more »

Does HAART act as a PEP for those at risk of co-infection or re-infection?

I apologize that this question is not about the topic of fatigue and anemia.I have been reading up on co-infection and re-infection. I am aware of your ultimate position being that the risks are not worth it.That being said, it all my readings I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there... Read more »

Viral load Undetectable

What are the chances of being affected? If a male patner viral load is undetectable and has unprotected sex but without coming inside (ie. he withdraw before coming).
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The best we can say is that there is indeed a risk of HIV transmission. The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive vaginal and anal sex with an HIV-positive Read more »

50 + Oral Sex Acts, Real Word Vs Statistical Risk

40 y/o hetero male, I have somewhere around 50 episodes of Unprotected Oral Stupid and Foolish, to be sure. I have reas your stats on oral and I know you are right, but in the real world, should I be worried? Thanks, Rivk
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for your support!) But then you ruin it all by saying ". . . but in the real world, should I be worried?"!!!! Hmmm . . . so exactly where do you think I get my statistics? The Merry Ol' Land of Oz? Hogwarts? Crawford, Texas??? Fox News???Dude, if... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials Concerned That "Extreme Sex Acts" in Pornography Films Put Actors at Greater Risk of HIV Infection

...and health advocates are concerned that "increasingly extreme sex acts" may be putting pornographic film actors at a greater risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, the Los Angeles Times reports. The adult film... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

No Decrease in Risk per Sex Act?

...Australian study published in the February 4, 2010, advance online edition of AIDS yielded the unexpected finding that the risk of transmission per act of sex between men -- in particular uncircumcised men -- appears not to have fallen since... Read more »
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

... When it comes to calculating risk of HIV transmission, some people can really get fixated on specific percentages. That's not something to condone. But it's still Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Behavioral Intervention Reduces HIV Transmission Risk by Promoting Sustained Serosorting Practices Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men

...HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM). A total of 1,910 HIV-positive MSM were screened. Of these, 616 considered to be at risk of transmitting HIV were randomized to a 15-session, individually delivered cognitive-behavioral intervention... Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...nine or 10 times a month, and over time, 38 people became infected. Earlier data from the same research team showed that the risk of people transmitting HIV is slight if the amount of virus in their bloodstream is low. Those findings have... Read more »

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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bleeding was present, yet I instantly panicked. Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
...Hello I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower. But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered Read more »