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Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Breast Sucking

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HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV can be transmitted from an HIV-infected mom to her infant via breastfeeding. This is due to many factors, including the quantity of breast milk and the underdeveloped immune system of babies. For adults breast-milk HIV transmission remains... Read more »

Nipple Sucking & HIV Transmission Risk

In several of your answers to questions you've been asked, you have mentionedthat HIV is... Read more »

Extended nipple sucking and possible HIV transmission if blood present

Dear Dr. Bob. -- thanks a million for this service. You have my donation too. I read through the... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Reducing Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission While Breastfeeding, Effect of Herpes Treatments on Transmission

HIV-positive women who are breastfeeding can reduce the risk of vertical HIV transmission if they take the antiretroviral drug nevirapine for up to six months after giving birth, according to five CDC - and NIH -funded studies conducted in Africa... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission in Developing Countries Greater for Infants Not Exclusively Breast-Fed, Study Says

HIV-positive women in developing countries could reduce the risk of transmitting the virus to their infants if they exclusively breast-feed rather than supplement breast milk with formula, animal milk or solid food, according to a study published in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Benefits of Breast-Feeding Might Outweigh Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission in Developing Countries, Studies Say

A series of studies presented Monday at the 14th Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Los Angeles suggest that the benefits of breast-feeding in developing countries might outweigh the risk of vertical HIV transmission,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Effect of Botswana Infant Formula Program Implemented to Reduce Risk of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

Providing infant formula to HIV-positive mothers might "cost at least as many lives as it has saved" because the nutrition and antibodies supplied by breastmilk are "so crucial to young children that they outweigh the small risk of transmitting... Read more »
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Sucking Breast !!!

Posted by SV8XF, 2 Replies
hi every one

12 weeks ago i sucked girl breast ( i dont know HIV states ) for 20 second

Then one of my friend told me that hiv can transmite through breast ... since that im suffering >>

During 2-5 weeks i got the following :

rashes - mouth... Read more »

Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
Hi 53 yr old male ,I was sitting in my car window down ,a female came up to my window and asked if i wanted to do anything and i said No then i said let me see your breast ,she pulled one of them out and stuck it through my open window and said i... Read more »

Sucking nipples

Posted by Larry38, 1 Reply
I've seen similar questions to mine but in my case there's something else. I also licked the breasts and sucked the nipples of a female stripper and came down with ARS-like symptoms.

Before that and also now I have a white coating on the back of my... Read more »

Nipple sucking breast milk

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi Forum,

I am worried about something that happened last night. I sucked a strippers breast and a bit of fluid came out of her nipple which i tasted. It tasted kindof sour. We didn't do anything else.

Now today im searching the net and i see breast... Read more »