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How Likely Is It To Get HIV From Unprotected Vaginal Sex

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HIV risk? unprotected vaginal sex twice...

I had unprotected vaginal sex with an entertainer that works at a bar on 22 Nov. 2010 and 18 Dec. 2010. She says she tested negative 6 months ago for HIV, and that she made some blood tests at a hospital 3 months ago because she was very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are called these days? Okey dokey!You are not at "great risk" for having acquired the virus, however, unprotected insertive vaginal sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. The odds are very much in your favor that you... Read more »

vaginal sex and hiv testing

Dear Doc, About five weeks ago, i had oral sex with a female sex worker for a few minutes. After... Read more »

woman with herpes/moment of non-protected vaginal sex with hiv+ man

Hi, I scoured your the previously posed questions but didn't find a situation like mine. I had sex... Read more »
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New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...group of British researchers did recently for the age-old question: When it comes to HIV/AIDS, how much riskier is anal sex than vaginal sex? Researchers from Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine did a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

...risk of acquiring HIV from an infected male partner is about 30 times the risk of infection during a single act of unprotected vaginal sex, several studies suggest. In New York City, about 5.6 percent of women ages 18-64 reported anal sex with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

...activity. Results of studies of its effectiveness have been inconclusive. The current study aimed to assess effectiveness of this vaginal gel. Researchers did a randomized, placebo-controlled, triple-blinded, phase 2/3 trial with COL-1492, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...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 transmission when using sex toys? Can I get... Read more »
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HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
...STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior to our was with her ex-bf(unprotected vaginal)which was 10 weeks before we had sex for the first time which was back on Oct 30th, 2008. On Dec 15th, 2008 we... Read more »

unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...down so maybe there was a nick in it with her fingernails? Then she put it back in her mouth for about 30 seconds. Then I had vaginal sex that lasted only a minute or two. When I withdrew the condom was intact, I held it and it had all the cum... Read more »

thrush

Posted by scared2Bpos, 1 Reply
...I had a very risky exposure in the beginning of Oct. '07. Had unprotected vaginal sex with male of unknown status. Had the flu-like symptoms after 3wks and now I have burning in my throat and vagina. I tested Read more »

weird symptoms

Posted by MissTake, 2 Replies
...been having some strange things going on and i was wondering if any of them are signs of ARS. Short, sharp sporadic pains in my vagina, Swollen lymphnodes in my groin area that hurt and are sensitive to the touch, and some unpleasant discharge.... Read more »