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The Male Urethra And Hiv

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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
...Hello,The doctor who gave you that information was wrong. HIV can be absorbed directly across any mucous membrane. An infection, inflammation, or cut, etc. is not a prerequisite. HIV can Read more »

New Urethra (Pee Hole) Question!!!

Hello again Dr. Frascino-Okay - scratch the first question I asked about how HIV enter's the... Read more »

Where does HIV have to travel in order for a heterosexual male to get infected?

Dr. Bob,If a heterosexual male was having unprotected sex with a female, where does HIV have to... Read more »
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Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
...I am a gay male 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 Read more »

hi

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If the woman viginal fluid or other of her fluid came into my under wear and came over my penus especially the open part of the urethra. Can some one get infected this way. Thank you for your reply. Read more »

how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...female blood infect them via intercourse. I read that it is like males pre- cum fluids, where they have found small amounts of hiv virus in only about one-third of pre-cum samples. Are these small amounts of virus in fluids able to infect... Read more »

Female to male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is there any truth that female to male transmission of HIV is rare? Where can I get some truth on this matter? I had a 1 night stand with somone that I met online. It was unprotected Read more »