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Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Nipple Sucking

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Nipple Sucking & HIV Transmission Risk

In several of your answers to questions you've been asked, you have mentionedthat HIV is present in breast milk, a statement affirmed by other sourcesthat I have read. This fact prompts me to ask the following questions, pertaining to sucking a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.A woman normally produces breast milk during pregnancy, and after givingbirth, and while breast feeding her baby. Other than those times, a womandoes not normally produce breast milk. If you are sucking on a... Read more »

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... 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

Nipple Shield That Deactivates HIV Prevents Virus Transmission During Breastfeeding, BBC News Reports

A nipple shield that disinfects milk as it leaves the breast has shown to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, BBC News reports. Devised by Stephen Gerrard, a University of Cambridge engineer, the shield employs a detergent used by... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Beliefs About Transmission Risk and Vulnerability, Treatment Adherence and Sexual Risk Behavior Among a Sample of HIV-Positive MSM

Optimistic beliefs about HIV transmission risk and STD vulnerability that are generated by advances in HIV treatment can influence motivation to practice safer sex. The current study's authors sought to understand the relationships between these... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Highlights Increased Risk of HIV/AIDS Transmission in Haiti

UNAIDS "is calling for action to prevent the spread of the AIDS virus in earthquake-stricken Haiti. A study [.pdf] by UNAIDS warns of a substantial risk of the spread of the deadly virus in overcrowded camps for Haitian survivors of the disaster,"... Read more »
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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

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am scared and embarrassed about this: I sucked on a woman's breast for a couple of minutes. No sign of breast milk. Any risk of HIV? Read more »

nipple sucking

Posted by Anonymous
After sucking on this prostitutes nipple, I noticed a clear discharge, no sex followed. What are the chances of contracting the HIV virus. I have tested negative to PCR quantitative after two weeks of the exposure. I called The CDC AIDS hotline... 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 »