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One Time Sex Act Hiv Risk

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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...lube. Because you're not using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting semen in the body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it safer, use latex condoms for oral sex on a man. If you perform oral sex without a condom, finish up with your hand, or spit semen out and rinse with a dental wash rather than...
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less then 3 % from a single anal sex act sounds fishy....

bobby, how true is it about this less then 3 % chance one could get infected (HIV) that i've been reading on here about a single anal sex act with a partner known to be hiv pos?? i mean something just dont sound right with that, your risk was lower...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...1,000 sexual contacts. However, most studies estimating this value were conducted among stable couples with a low prevalence of risk factors, which can increase the risk of HIV transmission by several to several hundred times, according to... 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 is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,The HIV risk associated with oral sex is definitely a QTND (question that never dies). What we can say is that overall risk of HIV acquisition/transmission via oral sex is very low. An insertive partner has less risk than a receptive... Read more »

less then 3 % from a single anal sex act sounds fishy....

Doctor i have read on here that a single anal sex with a partner known to be hiv pos is equal or less then 3% chance one might get infected..... some thing about that just dose not sound right.... do you agree with this data i trust your opinon....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question.According to the US Department of Health and Human Resources and the CDC the risk of acquiring HIV from being the receptive partner during anal sex ("Bottom") is 50 out of 10,000 exposures which is about 0.5% risk. Read more »

Ear Licking = HIV risk

Hi doc,I am a great fan of yours and have visited this site for information frequently. You are one of the doctor I respect the most. I have also donated before for your worthy cause and will do so again. However I do have one fear in me currently....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The only HIV-acquisition risk would be if you were having unsafe sex with her while she was tonguing your tympanic membrane. In other words: no risk. HIV testing (and/or worrying) is not warranted. Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials Concerned That "Extreme Sex Acts" in Pornography Films Put Actors at Greater Risk of HIV Infection

...and health advocates are concerned that "increasingly extreme sex acts" may be putting pornographic film actors at a greater risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, the Los Angeles Times reports. The adult film... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

No Decrease in Risk per Sex Act?

...Australian study published in the February 4, 2010, advance online edition of AIDS yielded the unexpected finding that the risk of transmission per act of sex between men -- in particular uncircumcised men -- appears not to have fallen since... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
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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 »

No safe sex, why?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Why do so many gay men who post on hook-up type web sites who state they are HIV- put they have no preference for having safe sex or not having safe sex? It seems crazy to me. Any thoughts on this? Read more »

Had sex with HIV+ partner - Freaking out

Posted by bushyman, 3 Replies
...because he says that I have less of chance of being infected than I think and that compared to other behaviors, I was at a lower risk although the possibility of infection could not be ignored. This was a one time event... I am so afraid. I... Read more »

insertive oral sex

Posted by PSBOY, 5 Replies
...Somebody knows, if insertive oral sex in one men is infectious for the inserrtive partner. One friend gave to me oral sex, for a half minute, I went to the bathroom Read more »