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Odds Of Infection Touching Tears

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any risk of HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand jobs (mutual masturbation). There are no documented cases of HIV transmission through wet...
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Risk of infection through foreskin tears

Hi, I recently had a drunken encounter with a guy, and we partook in a little bit of oral sex and mutual masturbation. During the masturbation my foreskin became quite sore as we didn't have any lube to hand, and I'm quite concerned that while we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from "a little bit of oral sex and mutual masturbation" would be exceedingly low, even if you irritated your foreskin during your rub-and-tug. If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month... Read more »

WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF GETTING INFECTED THROUGH CONTACT WITH FECES?

HELLO DOC:I RECENTLY PERFORMED PROTECTED ANAL SEX WITH A MAN. AFTER 2 MINUTES I REMOVED MY PENIS WITH CONDOM, TOUCHED IT AND REALIZED IT HAD FECES ALL OVER. I WASHED MY HANDS AND REMOVED THE CONDOM. AFTER A COUPLE OF HOURS I REALIZED THAT I HAD SOME...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specialized testing. However, feces that does not contain visible blood is not considered to be HIV infectious. This is analogous to tears and saliva. HIV can be detected in these fluids with sophisticated testing assays; however, again these... Read more »

Please help me to find out if I have got infected by HIV

Hi Robert, Could you please help me out. I had sex with a sex worker(unknown HIV status) with condom a week ago. She did oral sex with condom. after that I had vaginal sex with condom ? I got cold and bit of fever now. I started worried if I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you explain the symptoms? I was completely healthy before the encounter. Dr Bob. do you have any suggestions? This is really tearing me up.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Do I have any suggestions? Sure! Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low.... Read more »

scared of hiv infection

in early 97, i've contact with SW with condom twice with the different girls. i'm married in 2001, and have three children, here every time my wife pregnant they do the blood screening using ELISA and the result is non reactive for HIV1 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you explain the symptoms? I was completely healthy before the encounter. Dr Bob. do you have any suggestions? This is really tearing me up.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Do I have any suggestions? Sure! Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low.... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...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 (mucous membrane) inside the rectum, vagina, mouth, nose, or at the tip of the penis. These... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...a toilet. They can clog plumbing. Using a Male Condom: Put the condom on when your penis is erect -- but before it touches your partner's mouth, vagina, or rectum. Many couples use a condom too late, after some initial penetration. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...secretlyinjecting drugs and sharing needles. For aging women, there is another consideration. Vaginal walls becomethinner and can tear more easily and there is a decrease in the fluids thatlubricate. This can put an older woman at higher... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she pulled out a Condom from her hand bag and tried to... Read more »

Joy becomes saddness....

Posted by Maricela30, 5 Replies
...because our silence is killing us and HIV/AIDS is real and we have to do something about it. I couldnt help notice that my son had tears in his eyes I wanted to think that they where tears of joy but they werent. I asked him what was wrong and he... Read more »

why anal sex is more riskier than oral sex

Posted by mick, 2 Replies
i hope i will keep posting my questions here and i'd like to ask why anal sex is more dangerous than oral sex? Read more »

CAN THIS HAPPEN?

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY, 2 Replies
...UR PALM, then the thing which is worrying me is there might be a touch of a drop of her blood from her wound which must have touched my finger tips right on the cracks. and must have went in my blood stream. I M WORRIED PLEASE HELP!!! PLEASE... Read more »