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How Long Does Vaginitis Last

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How long can vaginal fluids survive out of body?

How long can vaginal secretions with HIV survive outside of the body? Have you ever heard of anyone getting HIV from vaginal secretions being rubbed manually on an open sore on the penis?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Sexual transmission of HIV is only known to be occur through vaginal, anal, and oral sex. The possibility of transmission through the activity you describe is theoretical only, and is extremely unlikely given the current understanding of... Read more »

vaginal fluid and sperm

how long does vaginal fluid and sperm live for once out of the body. For example it is on a... Read more »

Viral Load accuracy

On November 2, 2006 I had unpotected oral/ vaginal intecourse with a woman who may have been a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Trial in Africa of Long-Acting Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention

... "The first test of a long-acting vaginal ring loaded with an HIV-preventing drug has begun enrolling women in southern Africa," the Washington Post Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...although HIV might be able to enter the penis, especially if it has contact with HIV-infected blood or vaginal fluids for a long time or if it has any open sores. Some men think that they can't transmit HIV if they pull their penis out before... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...pregnancy. Women who aren't tested for HIV may get sick and die faster than men. But if they get tested and treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...short time. However, they may be the best choice for someone with a very sore or dry mouth. Rinses are held in the mouth for as long as possible and should be swilled around and then swallowed. They are used at least four times a day and... Read more »
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Penetrative vaginal sex with prostitutes

Posted by Sexy25, 4 Replies
I regularly visit prostitutes but always use condoms every time I fuck them. I have had no condom failure ever. At times I use two condoms just to be sure! Am addicted to sex with prostitutes but would like to stop the habit. No symptoms what so... Read more »

vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im a 19 year old male who plans to have vaginal oral sex on a 39 year old woman in a few hours. What's the risk of contracting HIV. I have nu cuts whatsoever. Oh and I plan to wear condoms when we have sex Read more »

Survival

Posted by Anonymous
...Id a woman smeared her vaginal fluid on her clitoris, how long (if she was HIV+) would the virus survive? Presuming that it was classed as outside the vagina. Read more »

Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...knuckle? (there should not be, but you never know) and what if I got a tiny amount of body fluid in the mouth of the bottle ? How long does the virus survive on the hand ? I am I at high risk. ? I have now convinced myself the girl is more than... Read more »