Is Protected Vaginal Sex Low Risk
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Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThere is no risk of HIV from protected oral and vaginal sex.It sounds like the real reason why you're feeling unwell is out of control stress.This is where you need treatment. Whether of not you have insurance, there should be locations around... Read more »
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Experimental Microbicide Shows Small Level of Protection Against HIV for Women, Study Presented at CROI IndicatesResearch has shown "a small amount of protection from a vaginal gel that acts by binding up the AIDS virus and preventing it from invading cells," according to a study presented Monday at the 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic... 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 »
Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African WomenThe authors compared the situational characteristics of protected and unprotected sexual encounters that involved alcohol use two hours prior with ones that did not. The data were collected from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment... Read more »
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Posted by bluestar, 4 RepliesI just want to explain what my encounter was and my symptoms one more time to see if there was something about it that could have been risky or if I'm just extremely unlucky.
I visited a casual sex worker and initially had a shower. She then took my... Read more »
Posted by HannahZ, 1 ReplyHi! First time posting and scared to death.
I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesI made a huge mistake over a week ago by having protected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker at an Asian massage parlor. The woman was very conscience of using a condom and checked it for breakage after I ejaculated. There was now oral sex or... Read more »
Posted by Reez79, 2 RepliesA woman I met almost a week ago we had unprotected sex twice and she started bleeding. She claimed it was cause of a tumor on her lower stomach or uterus. Can't remember where she said its at. I'm 29 and she 40. We had sex yesterday.
I'm now worried... Read more »
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