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Probability Of Getting HIV From Vaginal Sex

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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...The following are some safer sex tips, starting with the most risky activities and moving to less 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 breaking. (Lube also helps condoms feel better.) Do not use oil-based lubes like Vaseline, Crisco, or baby...
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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 »

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 your Read more »

Had Oral Sex

What is the risk of getting AIDS if i had a mouth contact with the girl who has aids?. I just had licked her around the outside of vagina. Also i had small open wounds in my mouth.( just broken heat pimples with blood )
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...If you did not get any vaginal fluids into your mouth, then you are not at risk for HIV infection. Even if you did get vaginal fluids in you mouth, your risk 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

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...You can avoid any risk of HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...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... Read more »
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...up on the test. The viral load test measures virus in the blood. It doesn't tell you about virus in sexual fluids (sperm or vaginal fluids.) The viral load test result was for when your sample was taken, not today. Viral load can change... 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 »

vaginal yeast

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
...Ok, I have had enough!!! its ME again! I have had sex twice with the hubby, now I think I am getting a yeast infection. When will this ever end. my 8.5 week was neg...I have to wait 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 »