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If I’m A Woman, Can I Get HIV From Another Woman

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The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Woman or HIV-Positive Woman in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single woman or an HIV+ woman in a same-sex relationship seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will... Read more »
Project Inform

Woman-to-Woman: HIV and STDs

Woman-to-woman sexual practices have generally been associated with a lower risk of HIV transmission, but there have been a number of reported cases. The risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted disease (STD) transmission among this group has not... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for a Woman's Body: What Every HIV-Positive Woman Should Know About the Care and Prevention of GYN Problems

Table of Contents Introduction How Often Should You Go? What to Expect in the Office Common GYN Problems How to Prepare for Your GYN Care Appointment: A Checklist and Questions for Your Provider Introduction For women living... Read more »
Ask the Experts

woman to woman oral transmission (WOMAN to WOMAN)

In all the posts that I've read there's nothing about woman to woman HIV oral transmission. I'm going out of my mind with worry and was wondering if you could PLEASE give me your honest opinion.About 6 months ago I had oral sex with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Cunnilingus carries a negligible risk for HIV transmission, whether it's woman-on-woman or man-on-woman. If you're worried, a single rapid HIV test will give you a definitive answer in as few as 20 minutes. The odds you are negative... Read more »

Oral sex between two woman (WOMAN TO WOMAN) ( CUNNILINGUS)

Dear DrSorry, but this is a follow up to my last question. If HIV was contracted between two woman through oral sex, please explain to me how this would happen. I'm getting so many conflicting reports saying it is or isn't risky and that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tracy,Cunnilingus, whether between two gals or a guy and a gal, carries a minimal risk for HIV transmission, if there are no extenuating circumstances. See below.Dr. Bobwoman to woman oral transmission (WOMAN to WOMAN)Jun 21, 2007 In all the... Read more »

woman +woman

pcr dna for hiv test was taken at 17 days dr. said it was a low risk at 73 days and elisa hiv test was done results -how realible is that .please answer...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
A negative DNA PCR at 2 months makes HIV infection extremely unlikely. The HIV antibody test could still be negative at that time if infection were present, but not with a negative PCR test.MH... Read more »

woman +woman

pcr dna for hiv test was taken at 17 days dr. said it was a low risk at 73 days and elisa hiv test was done results -how realible is that .please answer...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The DNA test might have been a little early. They are clearly positive by one month. A negative ELISA at 2 1/2 months is assuring, but these tests still require some followup in my opinion.MH... Read more »
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woman to woman transmission???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible for women to transmit the virus amoung eachother. I am aware oral sex is pretty safe, and not many cases have been reported between lesbians becoming infected this way, but what about shareing sex toys. If I use a dildo on myself,... Read more »

sex HIV-woman HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have met the most wonderful man almost a year ago. We met through a friend of mine that I work with. She does not know that he is positive. It took 2 months before he told me. We have not slept together. He told me from the beginning that he... Read more »

I am HIV- woman IN love with a HIV+ man. . . .

Posted by Tigeress1975, 4 Replies
I knew about his status before the talk about us even liking each other last year. He was/is very honest and upfront about his status and I admire him for that. We started to date and it took us almost 2 months to make love. I am just curious is... Read more »

Looking for HIV+ woman

Posted by madman28, 4 Replies
Hi people I'm a HIV+ man. I'm 28 just looking for a female friend out their to get to know. Don't have positive friends. Read more »