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Probability Of Getting HIV From Unprotected Vaginal Sex

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The Well Project

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

...Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an 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 activities, but it isnot risk-free. It is also possible to get other sexually-transmitteddiseases (STDs), such as...
Ask the Experts

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted through unprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharing injection drug equipment.Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people?(HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES) Jul 2, 2007 is there a way hiv can develop through a hiv-negative person's vaginal fluid on a hiv-negative's small cut(ripped hang nail) through clothed mutual masturbation? Response from Dr.... Read more »

What is the probability of acquiring HIV through sex with an infected woman?

Before I ask this question I just want to add that I plan on being tested for HIV in the next month but must exit the country I am living in to do so. I live in Saudi Arabia and fear being deported if I was found to be HIV positive. Here is what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated risk would be less, because after Read more »

Vaginal Tear?

I have heard that unless there is a tear in the vaginal wall during or after intercourse, it is much harder for the virus to enter the body, is this true? I heard it can be absorbed through the membrane, but it is less likely. If I had one episode...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...tears, or sores. The mucous membranes of the vagina actually experience a considerable amount of microtrauma (small tears in the vaginal wall that are not visible to the naked eye) during sex, and this microtrauma likely increases the probability... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...active partner in anal intercourse, seems to run a much lower risk, but still higher than for the active partner in insertive vaginal intercourse. Receptive vaginal intercourse has the next highest risk. The lining of the vagina is stronger... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

...risk of acquiring HIV from an infected male partner is about 30 times the risk of infection during a single act of unprotected vaginal sex, several studies suggest. In New York City, about 5.6 percent of women ages 18-64 reported anal sex with... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...what they are doing. It's a very narrow range in which HIV is transmitted. Anal sex has the emotional import for gay men that vaginal intercourse has for heterosexuals. And it can't be dismissed. And we can't expect that that's going to done all... Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...down so maybe there was a nick in it with her fingernails? Then she put it back in her mouth for about 30 seconds. Then I had vaginal sex that lasted only a minute or two. When I withdrew the condom was intact, I held it and it had all the cum... Read more »

Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...Hi, 1. Can a person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into nose? Assuming, subject A did fingering activity on subject B who Read more »

Unprotected Sex with an HIV infected Female

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hi There, Im extremely worried after having unprotected sex with a female partner (4/5 times) who has today kindly anounced to me she is HIV positive. During those 4 or 5 times, we also Read more »

one time insertive

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What is the likelihood of getting infected as an unprotected insertive partner in anal sex with an HIV+ partner on a single incident, assuming you only had anal sex for less than a minute. Is there a high probability Read more »