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How Hiv Is Transmitted During Sex

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Belief That HIV Transmitted Mainly Through Sex in India "Inconsistent With Evidence," Study Says

The Indian government's assumption that HIV in the country is transmitted mainly through sex, especially with commercial sex workers, is "inconsistent with evidence and very likely wrong," according to a study published in the November issue of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unprotected Sex, Underestimated Risk, Undiagnosed HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Accessing Testing Services in a New England Bathhouse

In the United States, MSM continue to experience increased rates of HIV and STDs. The current study reports results from an outreach conducted between 2004 and 2010 at a bathhouse in Providence, R.I., in which 1,155 MSM underwent testing for HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Frequency Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics: Implications for HIV Prevention and Surveillance

In the current study, researchers sought to describe trends in HIV testing occurrence and frequency among men who have sex with men (MSM) seeking treatment at four STD clinics and to define factors associated with HIV testing frequency and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can HIV be transmitted through oral sex and mutual masturabation ?t

Hello sir, Recently, I met a guy. We did mutual masturbation and he gave oral sex on me. I don't know his HIV status. When he masturbated me he used his saliva as lubricant. I don't know if there were blood or not in his saliva. Can I get...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For... Read more »

Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Vaginal Sex During Menstruation?

Several months ago I had vaginal intercourse with a prostitute in the Philippines using a condom. After I ejaculated and withdrew, we discovered that she was having her period. I did not have any genital ulcers and I have never had a STD. 10 days...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.In reality, as long as you used a latex condom, and it was used properly anddid not break, your risks of infection would actually be quite low. Latexcondoms used consistantly and correctly significantly reduce the... Read more »

hiv not transmitted everytime you have sex

Hi there... This is my first time asking a question. I am a female and had unprotected sex with someone who afterwards I learned he had been sexually active with other several woman. He did not use protection with all of them. I recently talked to...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:To start, you are negative from this encounter. Any HIV testing done outside of the three month window is considered conclusive. Your diarrhea has nothing to do with HIV. You can stop testing and move on with your life. Receiving a negative... Read more »

Is HIV transmitted by receiving oral sex?

Im a sea man and accidentally i came to receive oral sex from an African call in sea man's club. It was just around 10s and it was the firs time i faced such a situation in my life. I avoided that girl and left the place. I am not aware whether...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You "accidentally" received oral sex in a sea man's club???? That must have been some accident. The HIV-acquisition risk from insertive oral sex is extremely low. My advice, since you are clearly very worried about this... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

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HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

By Emma Hitt, PhD
ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely to transmit HIV (news - web sites) infection, according to findings from a small study... Read more »