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How Hiv Enters The Body

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How does HIV enter the body

I am a hetero male and recently had unprotected sexual intercourse with a lesbian female. Before ejaculation, I withdrew my penis and masturbated to climax. During this process I caused mild damage or irritation to the skin of my penis. I do not...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,The virus needs direct access to the bloodstream for transmission to occur. This can occur when you get blood or vaginal secretions in your urethra. As for the abrasion on your penis, even if it had been bleeding it is highly unlikely that... Read more »

hiv in vaginal fluid enters condom fused with sperm cause hiv?

Sir, Recently I had a sex with a prostitute, only one time. Firstly I undressed her. I just touched... Read more »

HIV testing requirements for children entering the USA

I am a u.s.citizen living outside the u.s.a.I have one child 12 years old and I am going to apply... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Identify Antibodies That Keep HIV From Entering Cells

"Researchers report that they've gained more insight into how the body fights off HIV, a finding that offers a possible new avenue toward a vaccine against the virus, which causes AIDS," HealthDay /MSN reports. "The researchers found four kinds of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protein Discovery Could Lead to Development of New Antiretroviral That Prevents HIV From Entering Cells, Study Says

The discovery of a type of peptide -- short proteins that include natural and artificial compounds such as hormones and antibiotics -- could lead to the development of a new antiretroviral drug that prevents HIV from entering human cells, according... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing Should Be Conducted Among Inmates Entering, Exiting Prisons, Editorial Says

A bill expected to be introduced soon in the House that would require inmates to be tested for HIV as they enter and exit federal prisons is a "step in the right direction," a Los Angeles Times editorial says. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Maxine... Read more »
Project Inform

Two New NNRTIs Enter the Pipeline

Data on two novel NNRTIs were presented at today's late-breaker session at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. After years with little development for this important class of HIV treatments, news on two somewhat promising compounds is... Read more »
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tip of penis entered vagina w/o protection..help/

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm really concerned about something I did.. can someone please help.

I went to Thailand last month where I engaged in stupid activites. I went to a body massage establishment. Anyways, during the course of the body massage the tip of my penis enter... Read more »

Take Survey & enter to win 1 of 5 $100 cash prize

Posted by southpolplus
NO/AIDS task Force is recruiting participants to take an anonymous online survey.

The survey is completely anonymous, you don't have to give any personal information about who you are or anything. This survey is a series of questions about your... Read more »

Take Survey & enter to win 1 of 5 $100 cash prize

Posted by southpolplus
NO/AIDS task Force is recruiting participants to take an anonymous online survey.

The survey is completely anonymous, you don't have to give any personal information about who you are or anything. This survey is a series of questions about your... Read more »

ARS and loss of body mass

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

During Acute stage, I know they talk about weight loss in some and was wondering if it referred to unexplained loss of body mass in some persons. Loss of fat or muscle in an individual.

Thanks Read more »