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Is Risk Of Hiv Tranmission Female To Male Low

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Hiv risk from unprotected oral sex with an African Female Sex Worker

Hi all, I'm 20 year Old Male from Kenya,Africa. My story is last week I had unprotected oral sex with a prostitute I also inserted my finger (which had an Hangnail) in her Vagina and I sucked it (nasty I know) and the following morning I noticed I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite irritating to delicate mucous membranes in the urethra (pee hole) as you found out! If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The odds are all in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this walk... Read more »

Female Stripper- HIV risk from poles & lap dances?

I'm a stripper & many dancers worry about catching stds from sitting on chairs, etc. There were... Read more »

Transmission risks with an HIV+ female, HIV- male

I keep reading mixed messages about the risk of transmission from a poitive female to a negative... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female Sexual Partners of Injection Drug Users in Vietnam: An At-Risk Population in Urgent Need of HIV Prevention Services

... HIV prevalence among injection drug users in Vietnam is approximately 30 percent, a factor driving the nation's epidemic. "Most IDUs Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dimensions of Sexual Orientation and HIV-Related Risk Among Adolescent Females: Evidence From a Statewide Survey

... In order to identify factors that may place adolescent females at risk of HIV/AIDS, the researchers assessed the relationship of two dimensions of sexual orientation -- sexual identity, and sex of partners Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

From Affected to Infected? Orphanhood and HIV Risk Among Female Adolescents in Urban Zimbabwe

...sex partner. Reported forced sex was high among all groups. "In urban Zimbabwe, female adolescent orphans are at increased risk of HIV and HSV-2 infection," the authors concluded. "Infection rates vary by type and age of orphanhood, and marital... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study Says

...conducted in Uganda and Kenya published in the Feb. 23 issue of the journal Lancet , routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65% ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/28). According to the ... Read more »
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Non Risk Exposure Gave Me Symptoms After 10 Days?

Posted by WorriedWell, 2 Replies
...HI GUYS!!! WORRIED AGAIN..IF SOME ONE CAN TELL ME .. WITH MY RISK EXPOSURE OF KISSING A FEMALE OF UNKNOWN STATUS and PUTTING A BADAID on an open wound of a female of unknown status.. IS RISKY????IF Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or blood in her mouth nore on my penis after the incident but I was wondering even if some of those were present how much at risk would I be? how long should I wait to get tested. thank you guys for your help. Read more »

Female to Male Transmission Risk (Dr Bob)

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
...the question "I've heard that female to male transmission is very low" has really scared me. http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q187720.html Why do the rules keep changing even from the same people? Why is there no consistency... Read more »

whats the risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...made him put one on. and I have forced him to use one. He tried to convince me that he is ok but I do not want to take the risk.... Whats the risk even though it was protected anything could have been passed to me? Read more »