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How Is Hiv Transmitted During Intercourse

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SEX and HIV/AIDS

Dr Bob My name is Don I am co founder of POZITIVE PERSPECTIVES INC a peer support origination in SW Missouri. That also goes out in the community with a team of our peers to educate at local high schools in the 29 counts in SW MO. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Don,First off, congratulations on your long-term coexistence with HIV. It will be an inspiration to those just beginning their journey with the virus.Next, congratulations on your HIV/AIDS awareness, Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it... Read more »
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Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...part of the act: this is a reminder to both people that there's something dangerous associated with the act, that instead of making love, they could be killing each other." -- Walt Odets, Ph.D. Walt Odets: I'd like to comment on two... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS and Young Men Who Have Sex With Men

...only, had significantly higher rates of injection drug use, forced sex, history of an STD, and failure to use a condom at last sexual intercourse. 11 Young males who had sex with males only or with both males and females were less likely to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Cases Increasing Among Commercial Sex Workers in Uganda

... HIV/AIDS cases are increasing among women and girls involved in commercial sex work in Kampala, Uganda, HIV/AIDS advocates said recently, Uganda's Monitor reports. Robert Kanwagi -- coordinator of the Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...called "harm reduction." If you do not want to abstain from sex (not have sex at all), harm reduction offers options to make sexual activity safer. Safer sex isn't only for the prevention of new HIV infections. It's important for people who are... Read more »
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hiv transmission w/o vaginal intercourse

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know what the possibility is that one could get HIV if the penis never actually entered the Vagina, but had precum and was placed near the labia and clitoris? Read more »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »

hiv from fingering a woman?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...next day the "scratch" is now scabbing over. since it wasnt scabbed over while i was fingering her would it be possible for hiv to enter through the scratch? or is it only possible for deep wounds on fingers? Read more »

Had sex with HIV+ partner - Freaking out

Posted by bushyman, 3 Replies
...tried convincing her to get an HIV test... she refused. I seeked PEP treatment and began the treatment at 63 hours following the sexual act. She finally got tested last week and she is positive. I am on my third week of PEP treatment but now... Read more »