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Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Swallowing Sperm

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Swallowing-Increased Risk of Transmission?

Hello Dr Bob,Thank you so much for this wonderful site. I have gained some valuable knowledge from the variety of questions. One thing I noticed is that we need to change the sex education programs in our public schools. After reading some of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind comments and your support for promoting age-appropriate science-based sex education for our youth and, for that matter, for "all cummers!!!" Turning to your questions, you are correct the receptive partner for oral... Read more »

CMV; to swallow or not to swallow,that is the question.

Dr. Frascino, I am a RN who happens to dance with HIV. Most of my patients dance with it too. My... Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

Beth Dillon of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) most recent work focuses on determining the risk of oral sex transmission of HIV. But Beth was surprised this issue made front-page news. Her findings are far from the irresponsible headline... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Committee Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

The California Senate Health Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a bill (SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments, including artificial insemination and in vitro... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

The California Senate recently voted 35-1 to approve a bill (SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments, the MediaNews/ Oakland Tribune reports (Geissinger, MediaNews/ Oakland Tribune ,... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Nonoxynol-9 May Increase HIV Transmission Risk

Nonoxynol-9 (N-9), a spermicide found in many sexual lubricants and on many lubricated condoms, may not be the HIV-prevention panacea many had hoped. Regular use of products containing N-9 may increase the risk of HIV transmission. Since the... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »

Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
Hi,

Recently I rubbed a girl of unknown HIV status through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is my HIV risk? Read more »

Female to Male Transmission Risk (Dr Bob)

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
And just as I was entering the home stretch a little bit calmer...

Dr Bob's answer to the question "I've heard that female to male transmission is very low" has really scared me.

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q187720.html

Why do... Read more »