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Spread Of Hiv Through Vaginal Fluids

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky...
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vaginal fluids Please ... asking for the third time.... Will do a Donation

Dear Dr. Im posting this Question for the third time Nobody never answered me.Please be kind enough to answer me. I went to a CSW in Hong Kong 32 days ago and had protected vaginal sex. I came inside her and then she removed the condom and wiped the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. No, the chances of transmitting HIV from the scenario you describe are negligible at best.2. The information about washing after sex pertained to unprotected (no-condom) Read more »

virul load

hi Dr. what is the role of virul load when hiv infection transfer from one persone to another
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...amount of virus in every drop of blood...the more virus the easier it is to spread. Same is true for the semen and vaginal fluids..the more virus, the easier to spread. Keeping the HIV level as low as possible (undetectable) is a very important... Read more »

How can I get HIV?

I have heard and read several times about the various ways of contracting HIV. However, I would like you to explain into detail how the contraction occurs. I learned women are more prone to the HIV than men, is that true? Is there a complete cure...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV is present in many of the bodily fluids, especially the blood, semen and vaginal secretions. The most common means of contracting HIV is through sexual contact in which there is contact with infectious bodily Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...easily, losing weight, fever, or diarrhea. Different people have different symptoms.HIV is in people's blood, semen, vaginal fluid, and breast milk. The only way to tell if someone is infected with HIV is with a blood test.There is no vaccine to... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...infection in blood or sexual fluids must be transmitted to someone. Sexual fluids come from a man's penis or from a woman's vagina, before, during, or after orgasm. HIV can be transmitted when infected fluid gets into someone's body. You... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...you are HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are HIV positive. HIV is spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...develops certain opportunistic infections (OIs) common to AIDS How Is HIV Spread? HIV is spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen ("cum") and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids ... Read more »
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Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...Hi, 1. Can a person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into nose? Assuming, subject A did fingering activity on subject B who Read more »

vaginal fluids/menstral cycle

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A girlfriend of mine cheated on me, but did not have sex with her, she told me that they only kissed, well she also went swimming with this other girl and they switched bathing suits bottoms, she was telling me she was concerned because in less than... Read more »

scared shitless-tell parents of possibility of HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had a low risk encounter (condom, no break no slip) with a high risk person (many sex partners status assuming HIV+ positive in retrospect) just 2 1/2 weeks ago, should I tell parents of possible exposure i.e. had one night stand? Currently Read more »

i got a question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...This is probably gonna sound dumb, but can a heterosexual guy get HIV from an infected woman? And if so,how? i see how a woman can get it from a man, but unless a guy is gay, or does drugs, i don't Read more »