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Transmission Of Herpes From Mouth To Vagina

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HIV Transmission Basic Questions and Answers

Myths persist about how HIV is transmitted. This section provides the facts about HIV risk from different types of sex, injection drug use, and other activities. Table of Contents How Is HIV Passed From One Person to Another? How Well Does HIV Survive Outside the Body? Can I Get HIV From Anal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Vaginal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Oral Sex? Is There a Connection Between HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted...
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cdc not helpful. finger to mouth transmission

Called the CDC and they were more frightening then helpful. If I was to rub a g-string clad strippers legs near her vagina (and therefore potentially get vaginal secretions on my fingers). and then put my finger in my mouth would that be risky for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
What did the CDC say that would have possibly frightened you? Perhaps that "W" might remain in office for four more years?I can't imagine they were equivocating on such a straight forward question. The answer is a resounding... Read more »

Herpes Transmission

I know that herpes can be passed when no sores are visible but I don't understand the dynamics of the process. If one wears a condom and no sores are present is there still a danger of transmission. In other words can asymtomatic shedding occur...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The theory of asymptomatic shedding goes like this: When a person has a genital HSV (herpes simplex virus) infection, he might initially experience an outbreak of lesions at the point of infection. Then the virus travels up nerve pathways to the... Read more »


Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.This new research was just presented and consequently I'm learning about it now along with everyone else. I'll post below some more detailed analysis about what we know so far. I'll also urge you to stay tuned, as we promise to... Read more »

Herpes and HIV transmission.

Sorry to bother you but I have yet to get a reply from the safer sex area and you seem compassionate enough to help us worried folks to answer when you can. Here goes....First of all, I thank you and your site for being available to all of us. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If herpes or other STDs are active, then the risk of HIV transmission increases. However, your outbreak was a week or 2 before your walk on the wild side. Since the blisters were gone, and the skin was intact, your risk should not have been... Read more »
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Risk of mouth to mouth tranmission during threesom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had protedted vaginal intercourse where the condom stayed in tack. It was a three some and I did not know the other two involved too well. I kissed the women after she had oral with the other guy. Probably 2 to five minutes after. i don't... Read more »

hiv transmission w/o vaginal intercourse

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know what the possibility is that one could get HIV if the penis never actually entered the Vagina, but had precum and was placed near the labia and clitoris?

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have had herpes of the mouth since i was a pre teen about once every two years. Not with hiv, my outbreaks are happening sooner, does anyboyd know if there is a relation? Read more »

cankers/ herpes/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there,
I am new to this forum but have been on a few other similar forums recently.
I had vaginal sex with a sex worker on jan 16 2004, for the firts time and the condom broke.
Since then i tested out to 21 weeks which came back negative, using the... Read more »