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Risk Of Hiv Transmission From Unprotected Intercourse

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HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,The HIV risk associated with oral sex is definitely a QTND (question that never dies). What we can say is that overall risk of HIV acquisition/transmission via oral sex is very low. An insertive partner has less risk than a receptive... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

... The authors compared the situational characteristics of protected and unprotected sexual encounters that involved alcohol use two hours prior with ones that did not. The data were collected from December 2002 to Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevalence, Risk Behaviors, and High-Risk Sexual and Injection Networks Among Young Women Injectors Who Have Sex With Women

... Women injection drug users who have sex with women (WSW IDUs) comprise 20 percent to 30 percent of American women IDUs. Compared to other women IDUs, WSW IDUs have higher Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Serosorting May Increase the Risk of HIV Acquisition Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

...used a mathematical model, informed by detailed behavioral data from a highly studied cohort of MSM, to estimate the relative risk of HIV acquisition associated with serosorting compared with not serosorting. "We demonstrate that serosorting is... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Study Links Group Sex to Increased HIV Risk

...teams in other countries to investigate this issue. In doing so, a better understanding of the motivation for and the context of risk behaviours may emerge. Such an understanding can help guide and enhance HIV prevention programs. Reference ... Read more »
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receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female 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 Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...nine or 10 times a month, and over time, 38 people became infected. Earlier data from the same research team showed that the risk of people transmitting HIV is slight if the amount of virus in their bloodstream is low. Those findings have... Read more »

just HOW low is the risk of HIV from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have read on the other forums from the doctors and experts replies have said countless number of times that the risk of HIV from unprotected oral sex is extremely, extremely low. And am wondering just how exactly low the risk is? I have... Read more »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US This is the future ladies! Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in... Read more »