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Risk Of HIV Transmission Female To Male

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Transmission risks with an HIV+ female, HIV- male

I keep reading mixed messages about the risk of transmission from a poitive female to a negative male. Some places say it's well-documented, while others say they're not sure because other risks could be possible. I have yet to see proof of the...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV positive women can definitely transmit HIV to their sexual partners. The risk of transmission may be lower from individuals on therapy or with low viral loads. For further information, please see the transmission Read more »

Hiv risk from unprotected oral sex with an African Female Sex Worker

Hi all, I'm 20 year Old Male from Kenya,Africa. My story is last week I had unprotected oral sex... Read more »

Female Stripper- HIV risk from poles & lap dances?

I'm a stripper & many dancers worry about catching stds from sitting on chairs, etc. There were... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of Male-to-Female HIV Transmission, Study Says

... Male circumcision might reduce the risk of HIV transmission from HIV-positive men to their female partners, according to a study presented Wednesday at the 13th Conference Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of Female-to-Male HIV Transmission by About 65%, Study Presented at IAS Meeting Says

... Male circumcision can reduce by about 65% the risk of men contracting HIV through sexual intercourse with women, according to a study conducted by French and South African researchers Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study Says

...conducted in Uganda and Kenya published in the Feb. 23 issue of the journal Lancet , routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65% ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/28). According to the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dimensions of Sexual Orientation and HIV-Related Risk Among Adolescent Females: Evidence From a Statewide Survey

... In order to identify factors that may place adolescent females at risk of HIV/AIDS, the researchers assessed the relationship of two dimensions of sexual orientation -- sexual identity, and sex of partners Read more »
Connect With Others

condon broke... what are the risk?

Posted by caliztony, 3 Replies
...I am HIV+ , my boyfriend is HIV(-) We use protection all the time, couple of weeks ago the condon broke while I was being the top and Read more »

Female to Male Transmission Risk (Dr Bob)

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
...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 the rules keep changing even from the same people? Why is there no consistency... Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not notice any cold sores bumps or blood in her mouth nore on my penis after the incident but I was... Read more »

Female To Male Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is the liklyhood for a male to contract HIV from a female from a 1 time exposure. Thanks Read more »