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Lesbian Masturbating And Hiv Risk

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Please help..lesbians and hiv

Hello, I am in desprate need of help here. I am a 29 year old lesbian and I have some questions regarding a possible exposure. About 2 months ago I had a sexual encounter with my ex (girl ) who i hadnt seen in years and since then my life has been...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Female to female transmission of HIV is very unusual. Sex toys have been implicated in some of these cases. The exposure as you describe it seems very low to no risk. Further, the symptoms you describe are not associated at all with recent HIV... Read more »

Lesbians and most recent stats on HIV risk

I am looking for the most recent information on HIV transmission in the lesbian community. I have... Read more »

Lesbians, Vaginal Secretions and HIV Risk

Greetings Dr. Bob,I have yet to come across a post made by a lesbian to this board, so here's... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Lesbians and HIV

Over the past year I've met three self-identified lesbians with HIV. All three believed they could trace their infections back to a male partner. Since we already know male-to-female transmission is easier than female-to-male transmission, I started... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Lesbians at Risk for HIV, GMHC Report Shows

New York, NY -- On Thursday, June 25, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) released a report on the vulnerability of lesbians, bisexuals and other women who have sex with women (WSW) to HIV infection, a complicated public health issue that is perplexing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Partner Concurrency and Sexual Risk Among Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender American Indian/Alaska Natives

Disproportionately high rates of HIV infection are among the "pervasive health disparities" found among American Indian and Alaska Natives, wrote the authors, who noted, "Sexual network dynamics, including concurrency and sexual mixing patterns, are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Factors Among Self-Identified Lesbians, Bisexual Women, and Heterosexual Women Accessing Primary Care Settings

Few data are available on the sexual behaviors of women of diverse sexual orientations in a low-risk population. The researchers undertook the present study to evaluate sexual behaviors of women of all sexual orientations in primary care settings... Read more »
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Risk of STD's including HIV from mutual masturbation and frottage?!

Posted by JoeD93, 1 Reply
About a week ago, I met a guy from online for a one night thing. Before this encounter, I gave a hand job to a guy a few days before and he ejaculated on my hand (not worried about that), but before that the last time I did anything sexual was in... Read more »

Lesbian with HIV/AIDS for Over 20 years

Posted by Smiley
Smiley Rodriguez Fighting a War to Save Lives
August 8, 2003
By Raymond R. Beltran

Smiley Rodriguez was only five years old, living in Puerto Rico, when a man
snuck into her mothers bar while they were asleep. She vaguely remembers any
specific... Read more »

HIV+ lesbian looking to meet other HIV+ lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a Black HIV+ lesbian looking to meet/chat with other HIV+ lesbians. I feel alone. I want to connect with other lesbians that understand what I am going through. I also want to tell others that....YES, A WOMAN CAN CONTRACT HIV FROM ANOTHER... Read more »

HIV+ lesbian looking to meet other HIV+ lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a Black HIV+ lesbian looking to meet/chat with other HIV+ lesbians. I want to connect with other lesbians that understand what I am going through. I also want to tell others that...YES, A WOMAN CAN CONTRACT HIV FROM ANOTHER WOMAN(if that woman... Read more »