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Touching Vagina And Possible HIV Exposure

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Spitting on penis and touching penis after touching vagina Risks HIV ?

Hi, I went to a stripper (on 22nd June)and she gave me a hand job and I fingered her. I didn't had any intercourse with her. What I'm afraid of is, she spitted on my penis for lubrication. It's dark and I didn't observed if her...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Saliva is not one of the fluids that contains HIV and even if there was a small amount of blood in her spit, there would not be a way for it to infect you by just landing on your penis. Fingering is considered a low-risk for HIV. I am... Read more »

URGENT: Still within 72 hours after exposure deep scratch with the nail that was in vagina

Dear Doc Bob,I've sent this question yesterday. Just to be sure that you get it in your email... Read more »

Vagina touched blood on toilet seat! Help me please!

Hi doctor,Please take this time to review my question. A little history of myself, I have anxiety... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: University Warns Students About Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure After Exercise

First Nations University of Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan, is currently trying to locate students who participated in the Northern Health Science Access Program's blood-typing exercise between 2002 and 2011, to alert them that they may have been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lawrence Hospital Surgery Patients Warned of Possible Hepatitis, HIV Exposure

Ten surgery patients of Lawrence Hospital Center (LHC) in Bronxville are being notified of the need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C due to improperly cleaned equipment. The state Department of Health said the hospital reported... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Preparing for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Table of Contents Introduction PrEP to Prevent HIV Infection The Different Flavours of PrEP The Changing Terminology: Microbicides as a Form of PrEP What Is Being Researched? What Evidence Is Available So Far -- Does PrEP Work? Partial... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives . . .

National HIV Testing Day in Atlanta was a great success! Over 1,000 people were tested in four metro locations, including street outreach at Five Points MARTA Station (151 tested); Lindbergh MARTA Station (167 tested); American Red Cross (211... Read more »
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Possible exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had vaginal sex with 3 seperate prostitutes, but all 3 encounters were with a condom. Everything ive read says it is impossible to get HIV if the condom was used properly and did not break. Am I ok or is there a chance i could have been infected?

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3 weeks after possible exposure / HELP!

Posted by datguy, 3 Replies
Need an expert opinion please!!! Having a tough, tough time and can't get straight answers.

Had protected vaginal sex with a female of unknown std status, but during sex the condom broke and there was 2-3 mins before I noticed and stopped.

3 weeks... Read more »

Possible Exposure After Assault - So Scared

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
Hello. I need some advice about a really bad situation that I've found myself in.

I was assaulted at a party last weekend - I know that someone had sex with me (I'm female, he was male), but because I was drunk it's all a bit hazy.

Sorry to be... Read more »

Possible Exposure

Posted by scott556, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,

In June of this year I recieved unprotected oral and vaginal sex from a girl while in the Phillipines. The vaginal sex lasted less than thirty seconds before I realized what I was doing and stopped. The girl later told me she was a... Read more »