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low risk for hiv

hello i dont want to sound stupid but i sure do fill that way a little over a week ago i found out my dad has cancer and its not able to be removed so i started to get depressed and started drinking well i asked a good friend to drive me someplace...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there... Read more »

Very low risk of contracting HIV when not using condoms

Hello Bob, Many thanks for your second reply, and your categorical denial that cleanliness makes... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many People Who Know, Trust Sex Partners Assume Low Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Finds

... Many people who know their sexual partners well consider themselves to be at a low risk of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, according to a study published in the June issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behavior and HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Behaviors in the General Population of Slovenia, a Low HIV Prevalence Country in Central Europe

...those not married or cohabiting," the researchers noted. "Recent patterns of reported sexual behavior are consistent with a low risk of HIV and STI transmission in Slovenia," the authors concluded. "The results will inform Slovenian sexual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Affecting Formerly Low-Risk Populations in Indonesian Province

... Formerly low-risk groups such as married women and young children are contracting HIV/AIDS at higher rates in Indonesia's West Nusa Tenggara province during the past year, the Jakarta Post reports. According Read more »
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just HOW low is the risk of HIV from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have read on the other forums from the doctors and experts replies have said countless number of times that the risk of HIV from unprotected oral sex is extremely, extremely low. And am wondering just how exactly low the risk is? I have... Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
...contrast to a report by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, a new study shows receptive oral sex carries a very small risk of HIV transmission. The study is being conducted by researchers at the University of California at San... Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...nine or 10 times a month, and over time, 38 people became infected. Earlier data from the same research team showed that the risk of people transmitting HIV is slight if the amount of virus in their bloodstream is low. Those findings have... Read more »