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Is It Common For Hiv To Get Inside The Urethra

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HIV transmission thru urethra

Hi there, about 4 weeks ago I had some contact with the anal fluids of another guy. I was going to top him, but decided I wouldn't. I just fingered him and sort of penetrated him without going all the way in. I doubt this guy is HIV+ but there's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...secrete mucous ("anal fluid"). Your nose and mouth also are lined with mucous membranes and they too are always "wet," right? HIV can permeate across mucous membranes (but not intact skin). As it turns out, the urethra is also lined with a mucous... Read more »

HIV transmission through male urethra

Simple question. I am only asking this because I have got a number of mixed answers. Alot of... Read more »

How does HIV get into the body through the urethra?

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HIV through the Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone tell me how likely it is to get the hiv virus if it comes into contact with your urethra only. Be it by being the insertive partner vaginally or anally, or even using Read more »

urethra

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...exposure =broken condom no ulcer or bumps on penis head, but there is a dark pigmented spot on the side, HIV infection? Please respond, going nuts Read more »

Urethra...?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK, here is what many will think is a DUMB question, but I wanted to ask anyway...Assuming penile/vaginal sex, for a man to catch the virus, he has to have an opening on his penis..assuming there is no cuts or open sores, then the only place it can... Read more »

Help me

Posted by Anonymous
...the condom, I felt that some vagina fluid attached the condom which touched on my urethra, What is my risk? Need I test for HIV ? Read more »