Is Hiv Transmission From Female To Male One Time Unlikely
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Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there,Those 30 seconds were unlikely to have been enough time for transmission to have occurred. Your symptoms are not HIV related. If you like, go in for an initial test at 28 days. That result will be a good indicator of what to expect at 90... Read more »
I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and... Read more »
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New York Times, Baltimore Sun Examine Increasing Practice in Southern Africa of Male Circumcision to Prevent HIV TransmissionThe New York Times on Friday examined the increasing practice in Southern Africa of male circumcision, which can be a "simple and possibly potent weapon" against HIV transmission (LaFraniere, New York Times , 4/28). A study published in the... Read more »
Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled TrialAlthough the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
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For women, they can get HIV from males sexually (vaginal) extremely easy, it can be one chance in one! Some women do not catch... Read more »
It is MUCH harder for a women to give it to a man, for the obvious reasons-HIV has to be exposed to a mucous membrance and the only one on the penis is the opening of the Urethra. It is much easier the other way as the vagina is a BIG membrane.
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This post is targeted to those like me:
a heterosexual male in his early to mid twenties who have had a brief unprotected vaginal exposure.
I just want to remind you guys that female to male transmission is pretty darn low. It's not... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesIt's a scarey fact but more and more hetero men are getting HIV
from women. It's still three times easier for a woman to get it
from a man but I've met lots of straight men with HIV lately.
There was even a story recently of a big straight male porn... Read more »
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