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Contact with a womans period bloodThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Without having sex, I had contact with a prostitue, both with underwear on. She apparently started her period and some bloodish liquid pass thrue the clothes, at my pennis level. I believe there was contact with my pennis. She told me she was a new...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Based on what you stated, it is unlikely you were exposed to HIV, especiallyif you did not have sex with her, and if you had your underwear on. Thechance that her blood got into your bloodstream under these... Read more »

the myth of modular sexThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Before and during sexual activity one doesn't know what could possibly happen when the heart... Read more »
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Indian Premier Urges Safe Sex for Youth on AIDS Day

Launching a national convention marking World AIDS Day today, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged youths to learn about safe sex and HIV/AIDS in a bid to prevent losing control of the epidemic. "You should comprehend the need to educate our... Read more »
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Can Unsafe Sex Be Safe?

Suzanna Attia, M.D.: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. It is a pleasure to speak here at my first International AIDS Conference. So, can unsafe sex be safe? Today, we will discuss current evidence on HIV-1 transmission rates according to viral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rise in Iranian Prostitution Blamed on Strict Sex Rules, Economy

A recent serial killer in Iran was understood by some to be battling corruption and a social scourge -- prostitution. Saeed Hanaei went to the gallows for murdering prostitutes. "If I removed corruption, it was for the good of the people," his... Read more »
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New Mexico: Project Targets Unsafe Sex in Gay Community

Based on the premise that safe sex has to be a community objective, the Mpowerment Project is one of the few programs overcoming a trend toward sexual recklessness among gay men, according to University of California-San Francisco researchers. The... Read more »
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sex with a condom, but she had her period.

Posted by Nelson44, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone,

I just need someone to give me some output regarding having protected sex with a female(most likely HIV-, but not sure)
but in the middle of having sex her period started and there was blood on the condom, no breakage, slippage or... Read more »

Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners? Recent study suggests maybe not??

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Is Oral Sex Safe--NO!!!!

Posted by fdjk3, 2 Replies
I just read "Study: HIV Infection from Receptive Oral Sex is Rare" http://www.thebody.com/bp/oct01/prev_conf.html
It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand experience that this is not true. I got HIV through oral sex. For... Read more »

M2F: Safe Sex

Posted by Info411, 13 Replies
I can't help myself.
I have met my dream woman. I am skipping the detail to get to the nitty gritty.
I have been UD since I went on meds, 10 years ago, and it has been a wild ride, dating. I am sure everyone has amazing stories. I could write a book.

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