Risk Of Hiv Getting In Urethra

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...common mode of transmission than other sexual behaviors (anal and vaginal sex). There have been a few cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person performing oral sex has HIV, blood from their mouth may enter the body of the person receiving oral sex...
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Risk of Poz Pre-cume

Good morning Dr. Bob! Having been a supporter of your site for a while now, I just wanted to thank you for all your hard work. Now, on to my question. My partner is HIV positive. He just recently started HIV medication about a week ago. I am HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The chances of getting significant amounts of poz pre-cum into your urethra during mattress-mambo foreplay would be extremely remote. Is it theoretically possible to transmit HIV this way? Yes; however, Read more »

another oral sex question

Dr. Bob,I know, this is yet another oral sex question, but please help me get some clarification. I am a married man who is devoted to his wife and kids but I caved into the desires of my stupid penis and called an escort. I was surprised she gave...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a well known fact that God gave men both a brain and penis, but only enough blood to run one at a time.Your HIV-acquisition risk from saliva is essentially nonexistent. Saliva that doesn't contain visible blood is not considered to be an... Read more »

HIV transmission through male urethra

Simple question. I am only asking this because I have got a number of mixed answers. Alot of places online will say that HIV can enter the body through the urethra on your penis. Some say that it needs to be infected, and a doctor I saw when I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...know and understand this very basic information about HIV transmission. That yours did not is worrisome!The estimated per-act risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per... Read more »

retitled: I am really trying to be safe: this info will be really helpful

hi guys, I have made a donation and will make more because i love this site - please respond-im pretty concernedi am aware that removing a condom and getting some vaginal secretions possibly in contact with the head urethra etc is a negligable risk...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they blood or cervical secretions, get into the urethra in high enough concentrations by any means, there would be a potential risk for HIV transmission. If someone feels they have placed themselves at risk, an HIV-antibody test at the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

... Many MTF find that sex work offers a sense of social connection with other transgender persons, but sex work amplifies the risk ofHIV transmission for MTF and their partners. Not only is HIV prevalence high among MTF engaged in sex work, it... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

When You Know Better, You Do Better, Part 3

...or messages target them, which helps perpetuate the myth that they are not in the line of fire. Are Straight Black Men at Risk ofHIV Infection? According to recent estimates, one in 22 Black Americans -- including one in 16 Black men --... Read more »
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Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
...who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and seemed to care about safer sex. These are the possible... Read more »

Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
...private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which reading the forum is very low risk. However I have 2 concerns. 1 During the dance she briefly put her hand down her knickers, kissed her lips and... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...weeks. I hope to believe that severe anxiety and stress has led me to all of the symptoms that I've experienced, given my low-risk encounters. Anyway, just wanted to share my story, and hope that all this misery and anxiety ends soon. The... Read more »

cybersex risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is it risky? I use that PC at the library and if I am cybering and get off well I mean what if someone go off before me and then got it Read more »
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