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How Is Hiv Transmitted During Intercourse

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unprotected Anal Intercourse and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in High-Risk Heterosexual Women

The current study's goal was to determine the association between unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) and STDs among heterosexual women. Women from high-risk areas of New York City were recruited from 2006 through 2007 through respondent-driven... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal Intercourse Among Young Heterosexuals in Three Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in the United States

The researchers designed the current study to examine factors associated with heterosexual anal intercourse (AI). Data were collected between 2001 and 2004. At public STD clinics in Seattle, New Orleans, and St. Louis, 1,084 heterosexuals ages 18... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Association Between Lack of Circumcision and HIV, HSV-2 and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

Observational studies of the association of circumcision and HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) "have yielded mixed results," noted the authors. The current report examines the relationship between circumcision and HIV, herpes... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Contracting HIV by Intercourse

During intercourse and/or while the male is having an orgasm is there an opportunity for the HIV virus to enter through the penis and infect the male other than means of a wound? ...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Yes. HIV is a sexually transmitted disease, and can be transmitted with sores or bleeding. Use protection! Latex condoms will significantly decrease your risk! DTD... Read more »

Can pre ejaculatory fluid transmit HIV?

I recently performed oral sex on my ex boyfriend who was sexually active with another woman. The girl claims to be "clean" and disease free but I can't be too sure. The two had unprotected sex. Although I did perform oral sex, he...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is possible that HIV could be transmitted through pre-ejaculatory fluid (the small amount of fluid that comes out of the penis during sexual contact before ejaculation). HIV can be isolated in pre-ejaculate and there is evidence that individuals... Read more »

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 »

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?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET

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 »

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?

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TRANSMITTING HIV TO NEWBORN TWINS/NEED ADVISE?????

Posted by Jessie, 3 Replies
I recently had my husband come to me, upset, crying and concerned about his brothers two newborn twins and the fact that me and my husband are both HIV+. Apparently, the brother confronted my husband about being with the newborns and washing his... Read more »