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HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV can be transmitted from an HIV-infected mom to her infant via breastfeeding. This is due to many factors, including the quantity of breast milk and the underdeveloped immune system of babies. For adults breast-milk HIV transmission remains... Read more »

Breast sucking confusion caused by Dr Jackson on 09th August

Dear Doctor,i have read many expert views (also on the safe sex forum of The Body) that breast... Read more »

sucking breast milk will transmit HIV?

Hi Doc 26 year old Male, Two days ago I had protected sex with a prostitute, during that time I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

In developed countries, HIV transmission from mother-to-child has decreased dramatically by the use of antiretroviral therapy and replacement of breast-feeding with infant formula. In developing countries, short-course zidovudine and nevirapine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Latin American Breast Milk Banks Catch on Worldwide

Brazil has a national network of 192 breast milk banks that can treat milk from HIV-positive mothers, allowing them to safely breastfeed their infants without the risk of infection. The country is now sharing its technology with banks across Latin... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Morbidity and Mortality in Breastfed and Formula-Fed Infants of HIV-1-Infected Women

Breast-feeding among women infected with HIV type 1 is associated with substantial risk of HIV-1 transmission, yet little is known about the morbidity risk associated with formula feeding in infants of HIV-1-infected women in resource-poor settings.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two-Year Morbidity-Mortality and Alternatives to Prolonged Breast-Feeding Among Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers in Cote d'Ivoire

Renaud Becquet of the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale Unite in France and colleagues conducted the study from 2001 through 2005 among 557 infants born to HIV-positive women in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. After their infants... Read more »
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Sucking Breast !!!

Posted by SV8XF, 2 Replies
hi every one

12 weeks ago i sucked girl breast ( i dont know HIV states ) for 20 second

Then one of my friend told me that hiv can transmite through breast ... since that im suffering >>

During 2-5 weeks i got the following :

rashes - mouth... Read more »

Nipple sucking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am scared after sucking on a woman's breasts for a real short time...how safe was that?

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Nipple sucking breast milk

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi Forum,

I am worried about something that happened last night. I sucked a strippers breast and a bit of fluid came out of her nipple which i tasted. It tasted kindof sour. We didn't do anything else.

Now today im searching the net and i see breast... Read more »

Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
Hi 53 yr old male ,I was sitting in my car window down ,a female came up to my window and asked if i wanted to do anything and i said No then i said let me see your breast ,she pulled one of them out and stuck it through my open window and said i... Read more »