Per Risk Infection Vaginal Sex
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThat 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 Contact Risk"... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related Services1) In order to learn your HIV status, you need to take an HIV antibody test. Regular blood tests (CBC) will not tell you whether or not you have been infected with HIV.2) Currently, there is some controversy about the effectiveness of nonoxynol-9 (a... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions. I'll answer them one at a time."Since there were no visible skin tears, the only other way I could think ofthat the HIV virus could enter the body is through microscopic skin tears. Iknow this is... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolFrom what you describe, it sounds like a fairly low risk encounter. In menwho have no sexually transmitted diseases, the risk from vaginal intercourseis fairly low to begin with, at least here in the United States, and thissounds like a brief and... Read more »
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Posted by AloneInMyMadness, 1 ReplyI am so ashamed of myself and scared to death. My husband and I split up and were getting a divorce, I was extremely distraught and broken up about it. I went on a kick of "screw it, life is short" I got a job as a bartender, stopped going to... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous"Insertive vaginal sex (male risk in heterosexual coitus) is estimated to cause HIV infection 0.03% to 0.09% of the time."
This is according to Dr. Frascino who leads the Forum on Fatigue and Anemia. (He is HIV+ for many years and during these years... Read more »
Posted by peewee, 1 ReplyI am female. I only have vaginal sex. I do not give oral without condoms. I only have unprotected sex in committed relationships where testing is done at every 3 month mark.
There are 3 encounters, two of which I am extremely shaky about as I have... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHi, I'm wondering what the statistics are on heterosexual males becoming infected by unprotected vaginal sex. Is this common? I know it is considered high risk. How many people have been infected this way? Do people commonly become infected after a... Read more »
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