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Risk Factors Of HIV AIDS

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HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,The HIV risk associated with oral sex is definitely a QTND (question that never dies). What we can say is that overall risk of HIV acquisition/transmission via oral sex is very low. An insertive partner has less risk than a receptive... Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to... Read more »

Not a question, a resource (THE CANADIAN AIDS SOCIETY GUIDE TO HIV TRANSMISSION RISK)

Hi Dr. Bob - I found this website while doing my fear-induced research. ha. It outlines the risk... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Girls, Women Trafficked in Asia for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Report Says

...Daily , 8/23). Samlee Plianbanchang, WHO's Southeast Asia regional director, said, "In the Asia-Pacific region, we are at high risk of a massive spread of HIV," adding, "This is not only due to the large size of the population and the high... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young Girls Trafficked From Nepal to India for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Study Says

...the youngest girls also tended to have worked in numerous establishments for more than one year, which also increased their risk of contracting HIV. According to Silverman, owners of sex work establishments pay double for young girls and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

France: Unemployment as a Risk Factor for AIDS and Death for HIV-Infected Patients in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

...at HIV diagnosis (late or not late) was known. Of the patients studied, 134 (2.5 percent) died, and 400 presented with a new AIDS defining event (7.5 percent). In multivariate analysis, probabilities of death (HR 3.75, 95 percent CI 2.11 to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Smoking Tobacco an Independent Risk Factor for HIV Infection and Progression to AIDS?

...authors undertook a systematic review of studies examining tobacco smoking as a risk factor for HIV seroconversion or progress to AIDS. They identified six studies in which HIV seroconversion was an outcome measure. In five of these, smoking... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV anxiety and depression. I felt as if an overwhelming... Read more »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%' By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest cut. But Read more »

Is this a HUGE risk for HIV infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Receptive anal intercourse that consisted of a couple of entries in and out and without ejacuation? Read more »