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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Precum

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Sexual transmission of drug resistant HIV through pre-cum

I recently recieved back a positive result on my hiv test. My partner of 8 months tested positive 7 months ago. I have not had sex with anyone else since meeting him and for about 3 months prior to meeting him. I tested negative when he received...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.The issue of reinfection has been reviewed in a previous posting (HIV POSITIVE COUPLE CONTINUING SEX). In addition to that posting, I would like to review with you some recently published information regarding sexual... Read more »

HIV risk with pre-cum?

Hello Dr.I recently had a sexual encounter with someone I only knew for a few hours. I didn't... Read more »

Precum risk

A couple of days ago I fooled around with someone I know that has slept around with a lot of women.... Read more »
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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

Majority of New York City Adults at Increased Risk of HIV Transmission Think They Are Not at Risk, Survey Says

About 18% of New York City adults are at risk of contracting HIV because of drug use or multiple sex partners, according to a recent survey conducted by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene , the AP/ New York Times reports. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reducing the Risk of HIV Transmission Among Adolescents in Zambia: Psychosocial and Behavioral Behavioral Correlates of Viewing a Risk-Reduction Media Campaign

The researchers in the current study evaluated phase I of a theoretically informed media campaign designed by Zambian youth to encourage their peers to adopt risk-reduction strategies to avoid HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The... Read more »
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PRE-CUM + HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I've read a lot of worries and a few post about pre-cum.

In most cases pre-cum is a low low risk esp. with oral sex.

The risk with pre-cum is greater when it comes to anal and vaginal sex, man or woman.

When a penis enters an orafice, not the mouth, it... Read more »

Unsure about the risk level & precum! :/

Posted by ColorBee12, 1 Reply
I recently was engaging in foreplay with a friend and all is good until I decided to lick up his shaft and suck on the shaft and side of his dick.. his dick felt dry and had been exposed to air for at least 10 minutes.. however I do know that he had... Read more »

I'm asking again...precum question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone...

I never got an answer to this question last time, so I hope everyone can respond this time please! I'm really worried!


How risky is it to have precum rubbed in the vaginal area, but not inserted directly into the vagina? I mean, it was... Read more »

Can you get HIV if precum/semen gets into your nose?

Posted by thatdude2009, 1 Reply
Hi. So I think I have put myself at a high risk situation. I read a similar post on here In the forums but it doesn't really answer the question.

Can you catch HIV if precum/semen gets in your nose? I've seen health websites mention if it gets in... Read more »