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Percentage Through Sexual Contact Contract Hiv

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percentage rate of contraction

Having had unprotected sex(vaginal) with someone who is HIV+, what is the percentage rate of contracting the virus? The duration of the sex was only a matter of minutes, does this make any difference?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...condom.For information about per contact risk, see my response to "Recent Study of Per Contact Risk" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionSexual/Q13167.qna).RMK Read more »

chances of contracting through body contact

how small of a droplet of blood is needed to contract the hiv virus? a fellow nurse at work was brushed up against by a cna who has aids virus,also i need to know the confidentiality laws in regards to aids and the work place. thankyou dm
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...The issue is not how small the blood droplet is. The issue is that it can't do any HIV-related harm unless it comes into immediate, intimate contact with another person's bloodstream or mucous membranes. Confidentiality Read more »

Risk of contracting HIV

What is the most current statistic for risk of contracting HIV through receipt of donated blood and/or blood products?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...My most recent answer is 1:1,000,000. But to make sure, contact the American Red Cross. They get this question all the time. Read more »

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How can you contract HIV/AIDS.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...This one is pretty straight forward-- HIV is contracted by certain types of contact with infected body fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions); namely through unsafe Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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Gonorrhea

...to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone else than if... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
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Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+? Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about Read more »

scared shitless-tell parents of possibility of HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had a low risk encounter (condom, no break no slip) with a high risk person (many sex partners status assuming HIV+ positive in retrospect) just 2 1/2 weeks ago, should I tell parents of possible exposure i.e. had one night stand? Currently Read more »

Blood Contact

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was wondering if there was a possibility of contracting hiv through a small amount of blood on chapped lips... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning Read more »