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Hiv Transmission Sexual Intercourse

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HIV transmission through oral intercourse

Dear Sir/Madam,I am a male in mid-twenties. I recently had intercourse for the first time with an acquaintance of mine who is quite casual about sex and would have had it countless number of times by now, with people she barely knows. The process...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:All of these questions are clearly answered in the archives. 1. Oral sex has been and remains a low-risk activity. 2. Using a condom for each and every act of penetrative sex is one of the best ways to protect yourself against HIV and many... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of... Read more »

Sexual transmission of drug resistant HIV through pre-cum

I recently recieved back a positive result on my hiv test. My partner of 8 months tested positive... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of HIV Transmission From Heterosexual Intercourse Could Be Underestimated, Study Finds

The standard method for assessing risk of HIV transmission through heterosexual intercourse could be flawed, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases and presented at the XVII International AIDS Conference on Tuesday,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sexual Activities Other Than Intercourse Carry Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Finds

Sexual activities other than intercourse carry some risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, according to a report from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists published recently in the journal Obstetrics and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Viral Load, HIV Treatment and Sexual HIV Transmission

Summary HIV viral load is the amount of HIV (or number of virus) in the bodily fluids of someone living with HIV. It is measured in the blood as part of routine clinical care. A higher viral load is associated with a higher risk of HIV... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Minimal Risk of Sexual HIV Transmission for Heterosexual Couples When the HIV-Positive Partner Has an Undetectable Viral Load

A systematic review of publications reporting on rates of HIV transmission between heterosexual couples, where the HIV positive partner has an undetectable viral load on ART, revealed minimum risk of transmission. Michelle Letchumanan, on behalf... Read more »
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hiv transmission w/o vaginal intercourse

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know what the possibility is that one could get HIV if the penis never actually entered the Vagina, but had precum and was placed near the labia and clitoris?

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Conflicting HIV information for transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there,
I am getting a little more worried. During the summer I was seeing someone. We didn't have intercourse, but there was a couple of dates where we did a lot of open mouth kissing and I did receive a blowjob from her for a couple of minutes... Read more »

Sexual transmission from IV drug user

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've heard that the only people who need to test beyond the standard 3 month window are IV drug users.

So here's a good question: What if someone had a risky sexual encounter with an IV drug user (HIV+ because of drug use)? Would that mean they... Read more »

HIV Poz Bttm need sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 8 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me.

Anyway, my question is about... Read more »