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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Period Blood

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unprotected sex during menstruation period (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2011) (USE TERM "CLEAN" TO DESCRIBE HIV NEGATIVE, 2011)

I and my wife are clean from HIV and STDs.but one day i had unprotected sex with my wife.my question is,can i possibly infected with HIV?can HIV be created during this activity? because my semen and her menstrual blood mixed together during our sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.You are wondering if HIV can be "created" when two HIV-negative folks have unprotected sex??? WOWZA. Were you perchance home-schooled? Excuse me for asking but exactly where have you been for the past 30 years of the AIDS pandemic?... Read more »

Possible blood transmission risk

Hi I work with autistic children and another adult. The kids were wrapping her arm with some... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Risk of Sexual Transmission of HIV Infection and Superinfection

Background The past decade has seen substantial advances in the development of antiretroviral therapy (ART) -- medications used in combination to reduce the replication of HIV virus and treat HIV-infected persons. Because of these medications, many... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Eight Strategies to Trim Transmission Risk in People With HIV

Table of Contents First Step in Positive Prevention: Telling Partners Second Step to Positive Prevention: Undetectable Viral Load "Drinking the Kool-Aid" on Treatment as Prevention Risk Screening and STI Testing for Positive Prevention ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Explores Possible Risks of HIV Transmission Despite Successful Treatment

The use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) prevents replication of HIV in the blood; however, a recent study indicates that shedding of HIV may continue in semen, so individuals undergoing ART can infect others through unprotected sexual intercourse. ... 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 »

Risk of transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I was at this bar, decent place but the bathroom was very dirty, I am female, I went to pee and of course I didn't seat on the toilet, I pulled down my jeans almost to my knees, I don't know if they touched the floor but the floor was dirty, I swear... Read more »

risk factor and window period questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hello. i've been having horrible anxiety and haven't been able to sleep very well. I messed around with a confirmed HIV positive person. I rubbed my penis along his butt, touching his anus, but there wasn't any penetration at all. Also, I tested... Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
Home / News / Nation
4 patients get HIV from organ donor
Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner
AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007
CHICAGO --A troubling case in which a high-risk organ donor infected four patients with the AIDS virus and... Read more »