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Semen Urethra And Hiv Risk

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...relative to its body weight. Therefore an infant is at risk from breast milk, whereas an adult probably is not. Possibly Infectious "Bodily Fluids" HIV might be transmitted from an infected person to another through: pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum) Pre-seminal fluid is a clear fluid that lubricates men's urethras. It is produced by a different gland than semen. Pre-seminal fluid can contain small amounts of HIV, and so there is a...
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Followup to "Mutual j/o with some hiv+ semen present on uncircumcized penis"

Thank you Dr. for the prompt reply to my question. It went a long way defusing my fears, and I will do my part following up on your advice to get tested 3 months from now, which is I think also the general recommendation to do from time to time for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Z,HIV can permeate mucous membranes. This is not theoretical; it's a well-documented scientific fact. The entire urethra (pee slit) is lined with a mucous membrane. The surface of the glans and the foreskin are not mucous membranes. The inside... Read more »

HIV risk from mutual masturbation

Hi, I was with a transexual who masturbated himself. After this he was goign to proceed to masturbate me, but I insisted he get cleaned up first. He obliged, although not happily, went to the restroom and returned after about 2 minutes. He brought...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Sean,Mutual masturbation, even with a tranny, is not considered a significant risk for HIV transmission. As for worrying the virus "crept" into your urethra, please note HIV doesn't creep, hop, skip, jump or Read more »

How risky is pre-cum contact with the urethra

Hello. I am very nervous. A guy gave me a hand-job after playing with himself for a little bit. I noticed when I was playing with him that he was leaking pre-cum. I'm scared that some of his pre-cum might have come into contact with my urethra....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...sexually transmitted infections could be transmitted in this manner.The scenario you describe does not consitute a high/significant risk for infection. The most common routes for HIV transmission through sex are vaginal and anal intercourse... Read more »

risk of broken condom

During oral sex with condom, when I ejaculated, the condom broke. Upon tasting the semen, the person who was performing oral sex on me withdrew his mouth and removed the condom. Is there any risk of infection here? If he had blood in his mouth and...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...it really safe--good for you. Condoms may break, and that can be scary, but try to remember that you are at tremendously low-risk for infection.RMK Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...It is possible for either sex partner to become infected with HIV during anal sex. HIV can be found in the blood, semen, pre-seminal fluid, or vaginal fluid of a person infected with the virus. In general, the person receiving the semen is at... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...orally. These cases are all attributed to ejaculation in the mouth (i.e., exposure to semen, not exposure to vaginal fluid or pre-seminal fluid). If there is infected ejaculate, vaginal fluid, or blood present, the risk for infection is higher.... Read more »
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 »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
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What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
...Hello from what i gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not Read more »

i really need to know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...please help, i want to know if i can get aids from sleeping with a guy whom sleep with another girl who might have aids without him getting it. or is it impossible for him Read more »

risk? low/high?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that say its like 1/100 or 1/500 for a man to get HIV from sex with an HIV+ woman. I have also read that it is a low and a high risk activity. I was just hoping that someone could help me out. Is it harder for a man to get HIV from a woman? Is it... Read more »

Need Answer -- Scared to Death!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Recently I went into a preview booth at an adult video store. Never done this before. There was semen on the floor from the previous visitor (just 5 minutes before me). I did not contact the semen on the floor. However, I did Read more »