Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv Transmission Odds

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Woman to Man Transmission: why are the odds different in Africa?

In the US, there is a consensus that the risk of heterosexual transmission from woman to man is much lower than from man to woman. Why is this different in Africa?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In general, the receptive partner in vaginal or anal sex is considered to be at greater risk for infection with HIV than the insertive partner. This does not mean that women are biologically more prone to infection than men; similar rules apply to... Read more »

odds of vaginal transmission of HIVq

Straight, married guys goes to "legal brothel" in Reno, NV, condom not on when finished... Read more »

transmission odds thru massage with some hand to genital contact

hello,i'd like to ask a question, i went to a massage parlor, where, after massaging me for... Read more »
Articles
Project Inform

Odds and Ends

Benefits of Resistance Testing During Pregnancy The usefulness of resistance tests for HIV-positive pregnant women may outweigh their drawbacks. Resistance testing -- a way of measuring to which drugs a person's HIV is likely to be resistant -- is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Integrated Behavioral Intervention to Improve HIV/AIDS Treatment Adherence and Reduce HIV Transmission

The current study concerns an integrated behavioral intervention designed to enhance the use of HIV treatment as prevention by improving medication adherence, reducing risks for other STDs, and minimizing risk compensation beliefs. The authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Serosorting Among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men Is Associated With Increased Self-Reported Incidence of Bacterial Sexually Transmissible Infections

The researchers undertook to quantify the frequency of HIV serosorting among MSM in Germany, and to evaluate the association of serosorting with other sexual risk management approaches (RMA) and with the frequency of bacterial STI. In 2006, an... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Rare Types of Transmission Avoiding Transmission How HIV Spreads Many people still do not understand how HIV is passed, or transmitted, fromone person to another. Knowing the... Read more »
Connect With Others

worried about the odds

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the odds of a woman becoming infected with HIV from a man if he does not ejaculate inside her?

Read more »

Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »

What are my odds???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, I read this bulletin board quite often and now I need your advice. I'm married and have had protected vaginal sex with prostitutes, oral a few times unprotected. I cannot deal with the consequenses of possibly being hiv positive, so I... Read more »

are the odds so in our favor?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Reality has shown me that the odds people talk about are just WAY OFF. They say unprotected vaginal is 1/10,000 or somethin? or even say 1/1000. Then why the hell are the majority of the people being infected from ONE time sex with an infected... Read more »