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Risk Of Hiv Transmission Per Sexual Activity

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...When used properly, latex products offer the best possible barrier against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases . Lubricant Use of lubricants can make sexual penetration more comfortable and may also help reduce the risk of condom breakage during sex. With latex condoms, however, be sure to use a water-based lubricant. Do not use baby oil or other oil-based lubricants. These may cause the condom to be ineffective. In addition,...
Ask the Experts

DOES size matter??? CDC FACT SHEET -- EFFECT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY ON THE RISK OF SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV AND SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

I'm a gay male form Vermont, 54, have been pos 22 years and finally, after all of the myriad meds, highs and lows and being brought back from the abyss in the mid 90's, have tested undetectable during the past year. It feels good. And beyond...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...effective combination antiretroviral therapy that drives HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission. However, and this is a very big however, it does not completely eliminate the risk. So if... Read more »

Hiv infection? Magnet couple stress and fear (MAGNETIC COUPLE SEXUAL RISK 2008)

I am negative at the moment and my boyfreind is HIV positive. he is an HIV educator actually. After I accepted his status, we finally became intimate with each other. I did oral sex on him 3 times that night. Twice on his penis and once with his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives of this forum. We have entire chapters devoted to oral sex and sexual-HIV transmission risk.Regarding your concerns about sexual activity within a magnetic relationship, as you might imagine, you are not alone. It's something all... Read more »

Sexual Risk with Hiv neg friends

I am kind of re-iterating what my Dr I think has told me. I tested pos in March 2007. 1st "full test" showed viral load of 3800 and CD4 of 600. My viral load got as high as 13,800. Went down to 1200, then up to 5000. Tested "extensively" every...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...An undetectable blood plasma viral load, does not mean not infectious. You also have blood cells that are infected with HIV and don't count toward the measured viral load total. Although it is likely that your cell burden of HIV has been reduced... Read more »

Not a question, a resource (THE CANADIAN AIDS SOCIETY GUIDE TO HIV TRANSMISSION RISK)

Hi Dr. Bob - I found this website while doing my fear-induced research. ha. It outlines the risk factors for HIV transmission for many, many types of sexual activities from Golden Showers, to Fisting, to plain vanilla sex. It's published by a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks! I've posted this reference in this forum previously, but it's been a while. Consequently, I'll happily repost the Web address to help others in their (fear-induced) research!Dr. Bob Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Correlates of Sexual Behavior and Risk Management Among HIV-Positive Adults Over 50

...there was no difference by physical health status, sexually active participants were more likely to be younger and male. A range of risk-management strategies was reported, including 100 percent condom use (49 percent of sexually active... Read more »
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

...missed a dose. "These results underscore the complex relationship between HIV transmission risk and vulnerability beliefs and sexual behavior with different types of partners," the authors concluded. "Prevention programs should carefully... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behavior and HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Behaviors in the General Population of Slovenia, a Low HIV Prevalence Country in Central Europe

...those not married or cohabiting," the researchers noted. "Recent patterns of reported sexual behavior are consistent with a low risk of HIV and STI transmission in Slovenia," the authors concluded. "The results will inform Slovenian sexual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sexual Activities Other Than Intercourse Carry Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Finds

... Sexual activities other than intercourse carry some risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, according to a report from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Read more »
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Am I at Risk..really anxious..

Posted by Concerned123, 1 Reply
...is not turning for doing something which I never wanted to. What are the risks of me of being infected, and should I get my HIV tests done now.. I am uncircumcised does that add to the risk as well >? Additionally I spoke to the escort, and... Read more »

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 Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

Hiv Risk? Please help.. I'm afraid

Posted by stupidbill13, 2 Replies
...was wondering if you could answer.. Okay... I went to a Massage place and got a full body massage.. I did NOT engage in any sexual activity with the "masseuse" But she did proposition me.. so I am worried if she was a prostitute that maybe she... Read more »