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Is Vaginal Sex Safe

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re: safe vaginal sex???

Hi, In the case of insertive vaginal sex, if the woman is on top (cowgirl position) will the probability of infecting the male increase ? OR it just matters who is insertive or receptive ?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Cowgirl position??? No matter in what position "Ann gets your gun," the risks remain the same. Yippee-ay-ae!Dr. Bob Read more »

safe vaginal sex???

I am a man living with an HIV infected woman. She heard you say that there is very little chance... Read more »

protected sex but vaginal fluids made contact with me!

I am an uncircumsized male that had a chafed penis from over-masturbation (dry skin, redness, no... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use or other activities. Oral sex has a lower risk of infection than anal or vaginal sex, especially if there are no open sores or blood in the mouth. See Fact Sheet 152 for information on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

...not monogamous or injects drugs. Even though the risk of transmitting HIV through oral sex is much lower than that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...isnt really discolsed. The only thing we are ever told is that a condom must be used for vaginal or anal sex, but what about safe sex when it comes to kissing and fingering? I did something really stupid the other night and now Im living with... Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If U R visiting this forum on a regular basis and U have had protected sex with a prostitute (female or male), vaginal or anal, please please please be confident that CONDOMS do work. Do U think that Read more »

What exactly is safe sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What exactly is safe sex? Is it practicing oral sex? And what is mutual masturbation? I've heard that its when you masturbate yourself in front of your Read more »