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How Infectious Is Vaginal Fluid

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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 to answer me. I went to a CSW in Hong Kong 32 days ago and had protected vaginal sex. I came inside her and then she removed the condom and wiped the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. No, the chances of transmitting HIV from the scenario you describe are negligible at best.2. The information about washing after sex pertained to unprotected (no-condom) sex. Consequently this does not apply to your situation.3. No.4. No.... Read more »

semen or vaginal secretion

since hiv is primarly transmitted through sex i was wondering does men carry more hiv then women...... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions

Hi Rick, I heard that if you expose to small amount of vaginal secretions, itcan't cause HIV... Read more »
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Women Alive

Vaginal Secretions and Transmission-- Still Looking for An Answer

...HIV EpidemiologyResearch Study (HERS). One of its objectives should be to detect andquantify the presence of HIV in cervico-vaginal secretions. Since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic the possibility of contracting HIVthrough exposure to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in... Read more »
The Body PRO

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... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...tears, sweat, mosquitoes, pools, or casual contact." The reality: HIV can only be transmitted through infected blood, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. The most common ways for HIV to be transmitted are through unprotected sexual... Read more »
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vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »

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 Secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get AIDS/HIV from exchanging bikini bottoms with another female. I am also female. the girl I exchanged bikini bottoms with had a HIV test 2 years ago and it was negative, she has been married for 4 years and has a child from a previous... Read more »

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 »