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Is It Possible To Get HIV From Having Sex During Period

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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 »

Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Vaginal Sex During Menstruation?

Several months ago I had vaginal intercourse with a prostitute in the Philippines using a condom.... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... Read more »
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Swollen lymph node after unprotected sex

Posted by mojo999, 1 Reply
...a day after we had unprotected sex (6 days ago) she developed a swollen upper eyelid. Please advice if this is a symptom of HIV. I am desperate and will be having a test done next week. We have both had unprotected sex together approximately 2.5... Read more »

Sex with HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a bad cold ain early dec and again in early january and now my body is stessing out waiting for the results of another HIV Antibody test and a PCR test. I have no swollen glands or fever and no sore throat, just body weakness and stomach... Read more »

had sex with HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I had sex with a guy that was HIV+ about 5 1/2 months ago. He told me he had HIV, but I liked him so I still had sex with him. We were pretty much safe all the Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
...Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex New research estimates possibility of infection somewhere between 0-2 percent by Eric Erickson ATLANTA Read more »