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How Hiv Enter Into Mucous Membrane

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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
...Hello Andy,The rectum is lined by a mucous membrane. Mucous membranes secrete mucous ("anal fluid"). Your nose and mouth also are lined with mucous membranes and they too are always Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of HIV Possibly Associated with Exposure of Mucous Membrane to Contaminated Blood

...of transmission could not be determinedwith certainty, the most likely possibility is that the woman wasinfected through her mucous membrane by exposure to blood in herpartner's saliva. This exposure most likely occurred during "deepkissing." ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue or be directly injected into the blood-stream (from a needle or syringe) for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...body; it is an excellent barrier to HIV infection. HIV can enter only through an open cut or sore, or through contact with the mucous membranes in the anus and rectum, the genitals, the mouth, and the eyes. The next two topics discuss the second... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas (mucous membrane) inside the rectum, vagina, mouth, nose, or at the tip of the penis. These can be damaged easily, which... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
...always asked these guys if they are disease free. They all say yes. My question is what are the chances I could have contracted HIV or something. I have never swallowed...no guy has ever cum in my mouth. I have always jacked them off and they... 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 »

Intact Skin; Dont throw all caution to the wind

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...abrasions, dermatitis, etc., HIV will not enter the bloodstream, and you will not get infected. *****However, remember that mucous membranes (linings of the eyes, nose, mouth,******* head of the penis, vagina, and rectum) are much thinner than... Read more »