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Level Of Risk To Get Hiv

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unprotected sex - level of risk for HIV transmission

I recently had unprotected anal sex with my partner, however it only lasted 30 seconds and ejaculation didn't take place. I didn't appear to be bleeding and my partners viral load is currently at a low level. Since this happened I have been very...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...HIV infected person is the most efficient way to transmit HIV sexually. Ejaculation in the body carries the most significant risk, but HIV can still be transmitted through contact with pre-ejaculate.Any time HIV infected fluids come into contact... Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to... Read more »
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Research Reveals Alarming Levels of Ignorance About HIV Risk in South Africa

...Nelson Mandela Foundation, many people in the world's most HIV-infected country suffer a false sense of security about their risk of acquiring the virus. The survey, which also conducted HIV tests on respondents, found that HIV prevalence among... Read more »
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Studies Highlight Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors in People With HIV

...are instead drawn from our bones, which leads to lower bone density. Low vitamin D levels have also been linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other complications. Six Vitamin D Studies: Findings in Brief The first... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Differences in HIV Risk Behaviors Among Black and White Men Who Have Sex With Men

...compared to white MSM. In the current study, the authors tested the hypothesis that black MSM engage in greater levels of HIV risk behaviors than white MSM and sought to assess whether self-reported HIV serostatus moderated any of the observed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Maternal Vitamin D Increases the Risk of HIV Transmission to Offspring

... A new study of HIV-positive pregnant women finds that low maternal vitamin D levels are linked with a higher risk of viral transmission and an increase in infant mortality. In Tanzania, 884 HIV-positive pregnant women participating in a trial Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at Read more »

Is this a HUGE risk for HIV infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Receptive anal intercourse that consisted of a couple of entries in and out and without ejacuation? 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 »

hiv transmissoin risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...insert (poked it in) and then i pushed him out, so total of 2 seconds, BUT, he could have had precum. i am nervous i am at risk. this happened friday and i am really sick today. is this too soon for a seroconversion? thanks for the help. Read more »