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Open Cut In Penis And Vaginal Liquids Hiv Risk

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The Well Project

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

...gonorrhea through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe...
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PEP Treatment HELP? (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009) (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi there, I found your contact details online and your help would be very much appreciated as I am currently in a panic mode! Here it goes: 1. I had anal sex (me top HIV neg) with a partner (bottom HIV pos with viral load 20k 26k copies)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...squeeze it a little bit to look for any leak, which wasnt any, then into the garbage bowl. Is this a proper use? 2. is there any risk of hiv acquisition for touching the exterior side of the condom and manipulated it whit my hands? 3. Am I... Read more »

4th Try For Fluids and Cut Question

Dr BobI have asked you this question four times now, and I am pleading for your wisdom. Name your price if you answer this. Your the only doctor I am not embarrassed to ask.About three weeks ago, I cut my hand between my index finger and thumb...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encourage folks to use the archives! Had you searched carefully, you too would have found questions very similar to yours!Your HIV risk is potentially getting HIV-infected fluids into an open wound. This does indeed pose at least a theoretical... Read more »

Confusion about transmission of HIV

I have read that HIV can only be transmitted by introducing a LARGE dose of the virus directly into the bloodstream (i.e., through anal sex, by sharing needles in intravenous drug use, thru blood transfusion). It cannot be transmitted through...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...say, the vagina. There is plenty of evidence that women and men who have genital STD's (like herpes lesions) are at greater risk for infection than those who do not. This does not mean that the absence of STDs offers full protection from HIV... Read more »

Invisible cuts on fingers?

I was reading "Understanding and Preventing AIDS: A book for everyone" byChris Jennings (Available at this web-site) and it states: "Exposure to blood, either on the hands or inthe eyes and mouth, have been responsible for HIV infection among...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...or vaginal secretions wereto get into a fresh open cut on the skin, or into a mucous membrane (listedabove), there would be a risk of infection. The larger the cut/open sore,the greater the risk would be. Also, the greater the quantity of... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...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... Read more »
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What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
...Hello from what i gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not Read more »

i got a question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...This is probably gonna sound dumb, but can a heterosexual guy get HIV from an infected woman? And if so,how? i see how a woman can get it from a man, but unless a guy is gay, or does drugs, i don't Read more »

how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Answer: A small amount or none. The small amount can/could be risky. There is really no documentation on transmission from female to male. There IS documentation on a few men who have had post-coital Read more »

Vaginal Fluid in my Cock Head

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...help me in this problem. Please Help, Two days back I went to a Prostitute... I kissed her all over her body and lips... No open mouth kiss and I dont have any cut in my lips. After few secound I found Milk on her breast and have not gone to... Read more »