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How Can U Prevent Hiv While Having Sex

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Guidelines to Better Prevent HIV in Sex Workers

The World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), UNAIDS, and the Global Network of Sex Work Projects have developed a set of technical recommendations for effective programs to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS and other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention Among Female Sex Workers in India Reduces HIV and Syphilis

A University of Toronto review of 868 peer-based prevention programs indicated that HIV prevention programs conducted among approximately 500,000 Indian female sex workers were effective in reducing HIV, syphilis, and other sexually transmitted... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vietnam Fails to Prevent Spread of HIV Among Sex Workers

The HIV rate among sex workers in Vietnam's major cities remains stubbornly high, despite efforts to curb infections. A Labor Ministry report presented at a UN- and government-sponsored conference in Hanoi on April 28 said approximately 9.3 percent... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can i prevent HIV transmital by urinating and washing up immediatelly after sex

Dr. Fracino Please help me I'm losing my mind.I recently had unprotected virginal sex with a woman I don't know.I believe she is super promiscuous because when I first saw her she was topless at the pool and with her husband. She flagged...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You had "virginal" sex with a married promiscuous woman??? Hmm. How is that possible? Let's assume you had vaginal as opposed to virginal sex, OK?Urinating after unprotected sex does not decrease the risk of HIV. I would advise you... Read more »

Footjob Safe Sex and HIV Prevention

Hi DoctorI would like to ask the safety and chance of contracting any kind of disease or fungus or hiv/herpes virus whilst receiving an unprotected footjob.I would like to suck on a prostitutes toes and receive a footjob. What should i look out for....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
A footjob would not risk HIV infection. Ditto for toe sucking. Similarly, I see no other STI risk with either.Could foot fungus be transmitted to you during said foot job? Its possible, but some over the counter fungus cream would clear that up... Read more »

Relapses in having unsafe sex / Prevention Case Management

I am a gay man. Know all of the dangers of unprotected sex (I am an insertive top), in fact I used to work with People with Aids and saw firsthand of what can happen. Every now and then I just "slip" into someone's ass without a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. The situation you are describing is all too common. Previously, when it came to HIV and STD prevention, we used to just tell a person to practice safer sex, give them a few condoms, then the person would leave and we... Read more »

Safe Sex,Prevention.

Hi M.Kull.I have asked many times but still no answer.Ok,i had a sexual intercourse with a sexworker.I used a condom untill the end.After nearly 30-40 seconds i took off the condom and i noticed a creamy vaginal fluid on my penis but did not reach...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If HIV infected fluids came into contact with your urethra, transmission is possible. Transmission is known to occur in this manner during vaginal and anal sex. Transmission through contact in your case is unlikely, as there is no evidence that... Read more »
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Prevention - Explicit Safer Sex Videos

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi. I am working on HIV prevention, and trying to find safer sex videos with explicit (e.g. anal sex with condoms) video footage to show people in our program. I can't find this material anywhere, particularly for a target population like African... Read more »

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
Hello I'm an outreach worker in Pierson, Florida and I'm looking for a Hispanic teen or adult who lives near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

Participants Needed for HIV Prevention Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Talaria, Inc. is a small company which specializes in health education software. We're currently conducting an online research study for men who have sex with other men. Participants will evaluate an HIV prevention website or an alternative program.

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