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Is It Very Hard For Females To Get Hiv From Males

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Ask the Experts

Where does HIV have to travel in order for a heterosexual male to get infected?

Dr. Bob,If a heterosexual male was having unprotected sex with a female, where does HIV have to travel for that person to become infected? Barring any cuts or scrapes in the genital or groin area, does it have to just get inside the opening at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...really doesn't have to "travel!"By the way, although it is more efficient for an infected male to transmit HIV to an uninfected female due to anatomy, that doesn't mean it's "difficult" for a uninfected male to become HIV infected from an HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female Health's Condom Available, No U.S. Retail Yet

... Though it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in March, a new female condom has yet to gain a foothold in the retail market. FC2, made by Female Health, is available to state health agencies and Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Says Female Condoms Effective but Underused Because of Insufficient Marketing, Investment

...teaching boys and girls about the female condom but, sadly most of them are not." Karimi said, "The male condom was promoted so hard in advertising, through school education n and advocacy -- we need the same effort for the female condom" (... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent of all femaleHIV/AIDS cases in the US in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...lactate in the blood. Lactate isthen broken down by the liver. If your cells produce too much lactic acid, yourliver may have a hard time breaking down the lactate fast enough. Higher than normal levels of lactate can build up -- this is... Read more »
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Sort of worried...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(Pee in a cup and they test the urine).My Dr. says No white blood cells in my urine; deeming me negitive. He didn't have an HIV/AIDS test due to me previously having one done in December(Negitive). So far so good. Around Feb.27th I got flu... Read more »


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A please.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am confused....If it is so hard to get HIV ( female to male), then why according to the CDC are there so many more heterosexual male infections other than drug users?? How are Read more »

Female to male 1x exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know the correct percentage for a female to infect a male on a 1 time non-protected vaginal exposure. I've seen 1/500, 1/9000 and I know Dr. bob uses 0.1%-0.2% (1-2/1000) Read more »