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Odds Of Infection Unprotected Vaginal Sex

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Insertive Vaginal Sex - Did you say 1 in 500 with infected partner

Dear Mr. Kull:Approximately two months ago I had unprotected sex (insertive vaginal intercourse)with a lady who's HIV status was not known. Of course my imagination has convnced me that I have aids. I had two nights of night sweats about 6 weeks...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...That figure, 1 in 500 chance of transmission per unprotected penile-vaginal intercourse with an HIV infected partner, is based on ONE study conducted in Africa (see my response to "Recent Study of Per Read more »

Oral sex, vaginal sex

Hello Dr. Frascino, Thank you for your incredible contribution to humanity! My Question: I had a... Read more »

condom broke in vaginal intercourse, possibility of infection?

Hello Dr Frascino, First of all I would to thank you for providing scientific and... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...rectum, vagina, mouth, nose, or at the tip of the penis. These can be damaged easily, which gives HIV a way to get into the body. Vaginal or rectal intercourse without protection is very unsafe. Sexual fluids enter the body, and wherever a man's... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...risky activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and water- or silicone-based lubricant (lube) to prevent the condom from... Read more »
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Condom breakage and duration

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey everyone. I am sorta freaking out about a recent sexual experience I had. I had intercourse with a woman that might have been infected. It only lasted for 5 seconds, then I pulled Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 2 Replies
...probability that I contracted HIV? Should the fact that I covered my penis with the same hand I used to rub her vagina (had vaginal secretions on it) be a cause for concern? Im currently out of work and dont have health insurance...should I begin... Read more »

Unprotected Vaginal, no ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How high a risk is unprotected receptive vaginal sex with ejaculation outside of the body? What is the chance of being infected by precum only? My rapid test was negative at Read more »

blew second chance

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...this girl at a bar and we hit it off. We both got really drunk and ended up sleeping together. Stupid me, I had unprotected sex. Two weeks ago I went for a series of STD test including the Elisa for HIV. This time I was not so lucky cause I... Read more »