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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Vaginal Fluid

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Lesbians, Vaginal Secretions and HIV Risk

Greetings Dr. Bob,I have yet to come across a post made by a lesbian to this board, so here's my contribution. On December 27, 2002, I had contact with a woman (ok, a stripper!) of unknown HIV status. While I did use my finger to explore her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...get any questions. Maybe your question will spark some interest; although, the answer is really rather straightforward. Your risk of HIV transmission from the finger play, and a vaginal fluid coated nipple nosh, is essentially nonexistent. Even a... Read more »

RISK OF TRANSMISSION?

A few weeks ago I attended a bachelor party and comitted the mistake of having protected oral and... Read more »

HIV and vaginal fluid (2nd time asking)

hello doc.i've asked you before but you didn't reply. i might as well try agaid, perhaps you got... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women Who Have Sex With Women

...reports of female-to-female transmission of HIV and the well-documented risk of female-to-male transmission 1 indicate that vaginal secretions and menstrual blood are potentially infectious and that mucous membrane (for example, oral, vaginal)... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
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Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...withdrawl 2nd: I still remember the sex worker helped me to pull off the comdom after the sex activity. Is there by any chance her vaginal fluid or semens(from external layer of condom) got into her own hand and touched top of the penis? 3rd:... Read more »

High-risk?

Posted by Phatfarm1980, 1 Reply
...and gave me oral again (this time with a condom on) and shortly after I was kissing her, so she must have gotten some of her vaginal fluid in her mouth and then into mine when I kissed her. About 4 days after the incident my penis get red and... Read more »

Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
...don't know the HIV status of this girl and am now starting to spiral into a depression worrying that there may have been some vaginal fluid on her fingers which could have gone on my lips, or entered my urethra. Am I worrying unnecessarily ? I... Read more »

Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...mistakes after fingering(non insertive, just the top of the vulva but got my fingertips damp) what I would now call a high risk African girl First mistake, I rubbed the side of my eye with the knuckle of my little finger. Second I opened a... Read more »