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Is Hiv Female-to-male Infection Risk Zero

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Risk of infection

I am an HIV+ female, my partner is HIV-. My CD4-Count is 465 and I have been undetectable for 3 years. My partner and I have had unprotected sex on several occassions. One time while we were having sex I started bleeding, more like spotting that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk for female to male transmission of HIV after unprotected vaginal intercourse when the female in on ART with undetectable HIV levels overall Read more »

HIV and HCV raises infection risk??

if i used condoms for both oral and vaginal sex and partner had both hep c and HIV are the odds of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study Says

... HIV-positive men undergoing circumcision might be more likely to transmit the virus to their female partners if they have sex before the circumcision wounds have healed, according to preliminary results from a study being conducted Read more »
The Body

Does Pregnancy Pose an HIV Infection Risk for Men?

...Over two years and 800+ pregnancies it was demonstrated that pregnancy increased the risk of HIV infection for both males and females. The study reports that several factors other than pregnancy, such as sexual behavior, probably contributed to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

...results of the Uganda and Kenya studies mirrored similar results of a study conducted in South Africa in 2005 ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 12/14/06). According to the Times , some men assigned to the circumcision groups in Kenya and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Study Finds Microbicide Containing HIV Drug Lowers Infection Risk in Women By 39%

...article includes comments by Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and other HIV/AIDS experts (Brown, 7/19). More Trials Needed "Broader trials are needed to confirm the results, and it... Read more »
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hiv infection risk PLEASE help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
ok a few hours ago i had a bleeding bit at the skin on the bottomcorner of my index finger so i went and got a bandaid. i had just washed the cut and tryed to put the bandaid over it the first time but didnt manage. i then looked again and there... Read more »

A question about risk of infection

Posted by jack949, 2 Replies
Hello, this must sound so stupid it's embarrassing already, but yesterday I was masturbating a woman for about 10 minutes, and after that, without washing my hands I went to have a pee. Now I read on the internet that the head of the penis is where... Read more »

Risk of Infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the 16th - 20th. No obvious rash - no obvious swellings - albeit an itchy jawline. What is my risk of being infected with HIV? Should I be tested? Please answer - since then I have been really stressed and afraid. Read more »

Crazy Infection Risk!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...lasted 5 days. All of these symptoms developed 2 weeks after a very odd situation. I was visiting with a couple, one of whom is hiv+... He prepared a sandwich for me. He had cut his finger at the time while slicing a tomato for the sandwich. ... Read more »