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Urethra And Hiv Transmission

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HIV transmission thru urethra

Hi there, about 4 weeks ago I had some contact with the anal fluids of another guy. I was going to top him, but decided I wouldn't. I just fingered him and sort of penetrated him without going all the way in. I doubt this guy is HIV+ but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Andy,The rectum is lined by a mucous membrane. Mucous membranes secrete mucous ("anal fluid"). Your nose and mouth also are lined with mucous membranes and they too are always "wet," right? HIV can permeate across mucous... Read more »

HIV transmission through male urethra

Simple question. I am only asking this because I have got a number of mixed answers. Alot of... Read more »

Non-sexual Transmission through Urethra

Hello,I would first of all like to thank the expert that is going to take the time to answer my... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Getting to the Bottom of It: Anal Sex, Rectal Fluid and HIV Transmission

Anal sex is a common practice among men who have sex with men, heterosexual men and women, and transgender individuals and is a known risk factor for HIV infection and transmission. Therefore, it is important that education on HIV prevention... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

From Exposure to Infection: The Biology of HIV Transmission

One way HIV is transmitted is through sex -- but how does the virus infect someone after they have been exposed to HIV during sex? In this article, we will follow the journey that HIV takes from the time someone is first exposed to the virus... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vertical Transmission Second Leading Cause of HIV Transmission in Uganda, Researchers Say

Mother-to-child transmission is the second most common method of HIV transmission in Uganda after sexual intercourse, researchers said last week at the launch of a vertical transmission prevention program in the country's Jinja district, Uganda's ... Read more »
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HIV through the Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me how likely it is to get the hiv virus if it comes into contact with your urethra only. Be it by being the insertive partner vaginally or anally, or even using another persons sexual fluid to masturbate with. Does it just take a... Read more »

Swab from urethra

Posted by boydanny81
is a swab from urethra can detect std ? tpha neg vdrl non reacted hiv neg Read more »

urethra

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
exposure =broken condom
no ulcer or bumps on penis head, but there is a dark pigmented spot on the side, HIV infection?

Please respond, going nuts

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Urethra...?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK, here is what many will think is a DUMB question, but I wanted to ask anyway...Assuming penile/vaginal sex, for a man to catch the virus, he has to have an opening on his penis..assuming there is no cuts or open sores, then the only place it can... Read more »