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Hiv Vaginal Transmission

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plz help urgent hiv transmission from vaginal fluid on handkerchief to bleeding cut

Hi today morning I fingures the vagina of a csw. From forum I came to know that it is no risk. But after fingering I used my hanky to wipe of the vaginal fluids from my finger. In the evening I got cut my finger by blade quite deep it was bleeding....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No risk here. HIV does not live on hankies very long. I would not worry at all.DW... Read more »

transmission HIV from her vaginal fluids

Can Vaginal fluids transmission HIV from her vaginal fluids to her hand then from her and to my... Read more »

vaginal fluid transmission hiv pos girlfriend

Hello i need to try to clear this issue up once and for all. my girlfriend is hiv + with a viral... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cellulose Gel May Increase Vaginal HIV Transmission

The fact that more than 50 percent of adults with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa are women demonstrates the urgent need for female-initiated methods of HIV prevention. But newly published research reports a set-back to efforts to formulate a vaginal... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antiretroviral Drugs Could Be Used to Prevent Vaginal Transmission of HIV, Study Says

Antiretroviral drugs might be effective at preventing the vaginal transmission of HIV, according to a study published in the Jan. 14 issue of PLoS Medicine , the Austin American-Statesman reports. For the study, Victor Garcia-Martinez, professor... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Although the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
Women Alive

Vaginal Secretions and Transmission-- Still Looking for An Answer

A new study of great importance for HIV infected women is being designed bythe CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) as a sub-study of the HIV EpidemiologyResearch Study (HERS). One of its objectives should be to detect andquantify the presence of HIV... Read more »
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Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »

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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how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Answer: A small amount or none. The small amount can/could be risky. There is really no documentation on transmission from female to male. There IS documentation on a few men who have had post-coital female blood infect them via intercourse. I... Read more »

Vaginal Transmission

Posted by Anonymous
Hello Everyone-

I have been looking at this board for a few weeks and thinking I could ask a question and get some good info, so here goes...be easy on me!

I am a 42 y/o hetero male-never had anything but vaginal sex and occasional oral. ALL of my... Read more »