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Touching Vagina Risk Of Getting HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any...
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Donation - - - Please Answer SIR!

Well Dr. Bob, I have not been on here to ask a question in over 5 years. But foolishly I was at a strip club, there was no penetration of my penis or fingers anywhere on the girls, and my pants did not come off, nor my boxers. I however did get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Five years? Really? It seems like only yesterday!1. Your HIV-acquisition risk from the activities described is nonexistent.2. Nope.3. Nope.Relax Max. All is well, including you. See ya in about five years Read more »

vaginal touch with cut on finger

Hi Doctor BobI have asked you a couple of questions before from another e mail adress,, I know your answering the question doesnt depend on the donation, but i understand the importance of your work and have donated before as i will this time.My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No HIV testing is warranted.If indeed you get anxious very Read more »

Is this high risk rated?

Dear Dr.:I would like to know how much risk of HIV infection can bring touching ones anal rim after anal sex (with condom) and having an indirect mouth contact with that hand (like touching your penis with that hand and getting another man make a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...I'm not sure if I understand exactly what you think your risk is. Try to think about it this way:Any time HIV infected fluids, such as blood, semen or vaginal secretions, come into contact Read more »

Getting HIV from someone's fingers?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I was recently involved in a situation where the female partnerI was with touched her vagina (with no actual penetration) and then shortly after that (under 1 minute) brushed her finger on my bottom lip. I was just wondering what was the risk in...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Worried & Anxious,Thank you for your question.Based on what you told me, your risk of infection would be very low. Inorder to become infected, her vaginal secretions would have to directly enteryour bloodstream Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms must be stored, used and disposed of correctly. Male... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...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... Read more »
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Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...I had protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection 1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl 2nd: I still remember... Read more »

am i in high risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have deep kissing recently (1 month ago) with a guy (stranger). because my gum and teeth bleed easily. do u think i'm in high risk of getting HIV. 5 days later, i have fever and sore throat but recover within a week. do u think i'm in high risk.... Read more »

Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...but I hear that you cant contract HIV from that. First off, during sex I noticed that she had a scab on her leg and I know it touched against my leg, but I did not notice any blood on myself. Is it possible to get HIV from this? Next, after we... Read more »

vaginal fluids/menstral cycle

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...in less than a minute, she also told me that the other girl was at the end of her period, but was wearing a tampon. Is this a risk for my so called girlfriend and myself, her and I have had sex sence then and I need to know if I should get... Read more »