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How Does Hiv Enter The Urethra

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HIV transmission thru urethra

Hi there, about 4 weeks ago I had some contact with the anal fluids of another guy. I was going to top him, but decided I wouldn't. I just fingered him and sort of penetrated him without going all the way in. I doubt this guy is HIV+ but there's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...secrete mucous ("anal fluid"). Your nose and mouth also are lined with mucous membranes and they too are always "wet," right? HIV can permeate across mucous membranes (but not intact skin). As it turns out, the urethra is also lined with a mucous... Read more »

HIV transmission through male urethra

Simple question. I am only asking this because I have got a number of mixed answers. Alot of... Read more »

How does HIV get into the body through the urethra?

Hello Doc,First of all, I would like to thank you for the incredible work you are doing. Keep it... Read more »
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HIV through the Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone tell me how likely it is to get the hiv virus if it comes into contact with your urethra only. Be it by being the insertive partner vaginally or anally, or even using Read more »

Cuts and leisions

Posted by chelseaman42, 1 Reply
...question is this: does this "injury" to my foreskin count as an open sore and if so does it increase my chances of contracting HIV. As you might guess I`m having to nowwait an agonising 3 months before going to my doc for a test. I hope you can... Read more »

Quick Question.. What can you tell me??

Posted by limon12, 1 Reply
...I know that the mucous membranes of the genitals are susceptible to HIV transmission but just how easily can infected blood enter your blood stream from contact with the tip of your penis through the Read more »

how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...female blood infect them via intercourse. I read that it is like males pre- cum fluids, where they have found small amounts of hiv virus in only about one-third of pre-cum samples. Are these small amounts of virus in fluids able to infect... Read more »