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Hiv Transmission Probability Per Sex Act

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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can
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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...found through discussions with experts. Ten studies, all from North America or Europe, provided estimates of HIV transmission probabilities per partner, incidence per partner, incidence per study participant, and incidence per sex act. Only three... Read more »

Oral sex from HIV positive. (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010)

Dear Dr Bob, I have posted a question before, but now as i have update on the situation i am posting again hoping it will not disturb. I received a blowjob from a guy who after told me that he was HIV positive. I in the same night a few hours before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...found through discussions with experts. Ten studies, all from North America or Europe, provided estimates of HIV transmission probabilities per partner, incidence per partner, incidence per study participant, and incidence per sex act. Only three... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...found through discussions with experts. Ten studies, all from North America or Europe, provided estimates of HIV transmission probabilities per partner, incidence per partner, incidence per study participant, and incidence per sex act. Only three... Read more »

HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...found through discussions with experts. Ten studies, all from North America or Europe, provided estimates of HIV transmission probabilities per partner, incidence per partner, incidence per study participant, and incidence per sex act. Only three... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

No Decrease in Risk per Sex Act?

...not to have fallen since the advent of effective ART in the mid-1990s. Fengyi Jin and colleagues estimated the per-contact probability of HIV transmission due to unprotected anal intercourse among 1,427 initially HIV negative homosexual men (the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...though they had "extremely large numbers" of receptive anal sex episodes with HIV-infected partners. The study, " Per-Contact Probability of HIV Transmission in Homosexual Men in Sydney in the Era of HAART ," was published in the early online... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Listed from most to least risky: Receptive anal sex ("bottoming"): This remains the most risky activity, due to the likelihood of small tears in the rectum allowing semen to have direct contact with the bloodstream. But penetrative anal... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...Language and Homophobia: What Are We Talking About When We Talk About "Barebacking"? Prevalence: How Widespread Is Unprotected Sex Among Gay Men? Motivations: Why Would Gay Men Put Themselves at Risk? Interventions: What Kinds of Support... Read more »
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He's acting Weird after unprotected sex

Posted by frustrated, 1 Reply
...he told me that he does it every 6 months he will show them to me. But I notiiced that he was too cool and relaxed about the fact that we hardly know each other and we had engaged into such a risky act. Each time I spoke about my concerns and... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
... By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS ( news - web sites ) virus from a single sexual encounter Read more »

ORAL SEX...MY INFECTION

Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
...We have all heard the saying that Oral sex is "safer " sex, which I too to an extent believe to be true with the very limited evidence at hand. However since my diagnosis Read more »

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...University of California, San Francisco, presented the findings at the National HIV Prevention Conference here. ``We found that the probability of acquiring HIV through that specific sexual activity is very, very low,'' Page-Shafer said in a... Read more »