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Is Having Sex During Period Safe

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Conclusive answer wanted: is HIV - female more likely to be infected during menstruation by receptive penile sex?

Dear Doctor,While you website is incredibly comprehensive and coherent in most topics, it is with frustration and much dissapointment that I have been able to find so little information devoted to the potential increased risk for a woman to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...however, is fairly clear. Unprotected vaginal receptive sex is risky business with or without extenuating circumstances such as menstruation. I have not changed my opinion on this topic.Remember, sex is always cleaner with a packaged wiener!Stay... Read more »

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... Read more »

Sex During Period - Mixed Status Couple

Hello, I am + and my husband is negative. We have sex regularly and always use a condom.I recently... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics Associated With Sex After Periods of Abstinence Among Sexually Experienced Young Women

... The intermittent nature of adolescent sex presents a challenge to pregnancy prevention efforts, according to the authors, who added that "understanding why sexually experienced Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...herpes infections, there is no proof that it will preventthe transmission of HIV.) Avoid vaginal oral sex during menstruation to prevent contact withblood. Take care of your mouth. The likelihood of oral HIV transmission... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

... How can I find an agency near me that provides information and services to gay and other men who have sex with men, who use methamphetamine? What is methamphetamine? What are the short-term effects of methamphetamine use? 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, 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 »

Sex while on Period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was wondering if the chances of woman contracting HIV increases if she has intercourse with a HIV+ partner while on her period? I have'nt had much luck finding anything on that, so I would really appriciate it if someone could answer this... Read more »

Sex during the Window Period.

Posted by anxietyboy, 2 Replies
...Does anyone have any advice regarding sex during the window period. I'm at 9 weeks so far. Tested neg at 25 days. So far have abstained from sex, but it may happen Read more »