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Odds Of Infection Having Sex During Period

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Conclusive answer wanted: is HIV - female more likely to be infected during menstruation by receptive penile sex?

Dear Doctor,While you website is incredibly comprehensive and coherent in most topics, it is with frustration and much dissapointment that I have been able to find so little information devoted to the potential increased risk for a woman to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...however, is fairly clear. Unprotected vaginal receptive sex is risky business with or without extenuating circumstances such as menstruation. I have not changed my opinion on this topic.Remember, sex is always cleaner with a packaged wiener!Stay... Read more »

Sex between 2 poz guys (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I've been asked by another poz guy to have bareback sex. I don't know the facts. One would think... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

...vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in ashort period of time. Taking Care of Yourself Any type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...your liver and yourimmune system: Eat healthy, nutritious food. Get lots of sleep and exercise. If you cannot sleepfor long periods, take naps. Avoid alcohol and street drugs. They can damagethe liver. Drink lots of water. Quit or cut back... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...HIV.) If you don't use a barrier, avoid getting precum, semen, or vaginal fluids in your mouth. Avoid vaginal oral sex during menstruation to prevent contact with blood. Bad oral hygiene (bleeding gums, ulcers, gum disease) can make oral sex... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

...HIV-positive MSM (17.8 percent). Among HIV-positive MSM, HCV prevalence increased from 14.6 percent to 20.9 percent during the study period. Acute HCV infection was noted among seven of 28 co-infected MSM (25 percent). Of the 28 co-infected men,... Read more »
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sex with a condom, but she had her period.

Posted by Nelson44, 2 Replies
...some output regarding having protected sex with a female(most likely HIV-, but not sure) but in the middle of having sex her period started and there was blood on the condom, no breakage, slippage or anything like that, however there was blood on... Read more »

Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...have unprotected sex whit a man that is known to be HIV+ - is it true that it is easier for her to get infected if she has her period at the time? Vic. Read more »

is almost imposible for a person to get infected?

Posted by scared77, 2 Replies
...hiv, is because they did a lot of unsafe sex with a ton of people, or probably exposed to one person but over a very prolonged period of time and with many episodes of unprotected sex. it seems as it is highly unlikely to become infected with... Read more »

vaginal infections

Posted by curiousme, 1 Reply
...- even if it is my worst nightmare. I am having every list symptom and been battling bacterial vaginosis over the two year period. After unprotected insertive vaginal I picked up a really nasty vaginal infection and was diagnosed with BV,... Read more »