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Probability Of Hiv Transmission With Condom

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What is the probability of HIV transmission from one episode of unprotected vaginal intercourse?

Dear Dr. Cordova,About 5 weeks ago, I was having sex with a girl I met at a bar and my condom broke. I realized this had happened only after I pulled out. As a consequence I have been increasingly worried about having contracted HIV during these...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:The risk from this particular situation is fairly low. A one-time incident of insertive vaginal sex is not the highest risk situation. Blood banks do screen for the presence of HIV. If there was HIV present in the blood that she donated,... Read more »

HCV congenital transmission probability

Hi Dr. Taylor,I was wondering if it is always the case that if the mother has HCV then she will... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Most HIV-Positive MSM Practice Abstinence, Condom Use or Monogamy to Reduce Chances of HIV Transmission, Study Says

Most HIV-positive men who have sex with men in the United States are taking precautionary measures to avoid transmitting the virus to their partners, according to a study published on Thursday in the CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican Continues to Debate Condom Use to Prevent HIV Transmission, Church Leaders, Theologians Say

Individuals within the Vatican are debating whether to condone condom use to prevent HIV transmission, but they are "far from resolution" and there is no official Vatican policy on the issue, according to several top church leaders and theologians,... Read more »
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transmission probabilities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
One recent study (from Uganda sero-discordant couples) estimated The probability of transmission per act of vaginal intercourse from HIV-1-positive women to their HIV-1-negative partners was 0.0013 (13 infections per 1000 acts) , compared with a... Read more »

Probably just another worry well....but support would ease my mind...

Posted by worried120, 1 Reply
So, I have been having all sorts of unusual problems lately and wanted another opinion so that I can sleep easier.

On june 3rd, I gave a guy unprotected oral and handjob, he came down my throat, not really in my mouth. He said he was negative, but... Read more »

Transmission via kissing and condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently met a wonderful and terric person whom I'd to get to know better. The only problem is this person is HIV+. We have gone out on a few dates and finaly kissed. I really like this person but I also want to take each and every precaution.

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different kind of situation probably haven't seen

Posted by stupidme6, 1 Reply
okay, well, my bf and I have been with eachother for quite some time, and well, this last weekend we decided to try something new (bringing someone else into the picture) another woman, please no judgment we were also in a very mind altered state,... Read more »