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How Much Risk Does Protected Vaginal Sex Carries

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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...Fact Sheet 125 ) does NOT mean "no HIV infection." If there is no contact with blood or sexual fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas (mucous membrane) inside the...
Ask the Experts

Staying Safe

Hi Doc,I always thought getting a bj was absolutely safe. In fact, I would do this as opposed to protected vaginal sex because I was worried that if the condom broke, it was very unsafe. So what is safer - unprotected bj or protected vaginal sex?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Protected insertive penile-vaginal sex is considered safe if the latex condom is used properly and doesn't fail (break). Unprotected insertive oral sex carries a very Read more »

Doctor Bob! In Iraq and need help! Please!

Doctor Bob,I need your help because our medical services are very limited over here. I had an exposure in mid July. Which was unprotected oral and protected vaginal. The lady I had the exposure with was from overseas. The following day I had very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi WW,I cannot diagnose conditions over the Internet. From an HIV-transmission perspective, unprotected oral sex carries a low risk. Protected vaginal sex would carry essentially a nonexistent risk if the latex condom was used properly and Read more »

Unprotected Oral and Semi Protected Vaginal

Hey Dr. I recieved Unprotected Oral sex for 15mins from a russian prostitute in Dubai. Followed by 5 mins of protected intercourse where she was on top. When i pulled out i realised the condom was not on my penis. During those 5 mins i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very minimal potential risk for acquiring HIV.From your report, your five minutes of vaginal sex was indeed protected Read more »

Protected Sex with a prostitute

Over the last two years or so, I have visited a number of prostitutes and had both oral, vaginal, and anal sex with them. ALWAYS PROTECTED. What is the risk of me contracting the HIV virus by having PROTECTED sex with a prostitute?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...low when using condoms. It is important to remember that there is some risk associated with condom failure (tearing) and the risk of exposure to HIV is higher when having sex with a prostitute, who has sex with multiple partners and may not... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

... Oral Sex Is Not Risk Free Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission when one partner is known to be infected with HIV, when either partner's HIV status is not known, and/or when Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...helps condoms feel better.) Do not use oil-based lubes like Vaseline, Crisco, or baby oil with condoms because they increase the risk of the condom breaking. If you're not going to use condoms, try to reduce the friction by using a lot of lube... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...time to see if there was something about it that could have been risky or if I'm just extremely unlucky. I visited a casual sex worker and initially had a shower. She then took my penis in her mouth, unprotected and gave me a blow job, pretty... Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in Read more »

Stupidity

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I received unprotected oral sex 3 times at an adult video arcade using a "glory hole" in the wall. During the 3rd time, the guy put my penis in his butt. It Read more »

whats the risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Started dating this guy, we have had sex 3 times. Everytime he has tried to have sex without a condom the first time he was inside me for a split second and I made him Read more »