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How Infectious Is Vaginal Fluid

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IS THIS INFECTIOUS BODY FLUID?

Doctor Ryan,I happened to contact a certain type of body fluid, i.e. liquid in blisters on feet (foot tinea). Is this infectious body fluids or not?Thanks a zillion....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The body fluids that are known to transmit HIV are blood, semen, vaginal/cervical secretions, and breast milk. HIV is not know to be transmitted through other bodily fluids.RMK... Read more »

Viral load in vaginal fluid

Hi,May I know what's the HIV viral load in vaginal fluid of an infected female? Is the viral... Read more »

vaginal fluids Please ... asking for the third time.... Will do a Donation

Dear Dr. Im posting this Question for the third time Nobody never answered me.Please be kind enough... Read more »
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Potentially Infectious Levels of Intermittent HIV Shedding Can Occur in Seminal Fluid Despite Years of Suppressive HAART, Research Suggests

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of the studies they presented at CROI... Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

In this summary of her study, Jane Hitti, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington at Seattle, examines study findings suggesting that a bacteria known as lactobacillus, which occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is similar... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS (Part One)

What exactly is AIDS? Definition of AIDS Which body fluids can transmit the HIV virus, and which ones don't? How is HIV transmitted? Criteria for HIV transmission Can you get HIV through oral sex? What are the risks from fingering someone? ... Read more »
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Vaginal Fluid

Posted by hoplitemcgovern, 1 Reply
Hello, I'd like to know whether my risk is high/nonexistent/low on a situation I had. I've had a girlfriend for a while and we recently engaged in sexual activity. I've used condoms at all times, but a few weeks ago I did something I regret. After I... Read more »

Infectious fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
#1 Blood
#2 Semen
#3 Saliva
#4 Sweat

Its all documented go find it for yourselves.

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Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

Vaginal Fluids + Viral Load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How does this actually work?
If a man has unprotected vaginal sex with an HIV+ women, what are his chances of getting the virus? Do a women's vaginal fluids have to contain a certain amount of the virus, even if some does get into the tip of the... Read more »