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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