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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 there's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 membranes (but not intact skin). As it turns out, the urethra is also lined with a 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 »

HIV into urethra during masturbation?

Sir,I'm 15, and I've been masturbating for about an year. I have not really noticed any strange... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone else than if... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...United States: A systematic review. AIDS and Behavior 12:1-17. January 2008. Keatley, J. and others. Transgender global HIV/AIDS epidemiology . Presentation at the 17th International AIDS Conference. Mexico City. August 3-8, 2008. Kessler,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare 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 Read more »

Quick Question.. What can you tell me??

Posted by limon12, 1 Reply
...I know that the mucous membranes of the genitals are susceptible to HIV transmission but just how easily can infected blood enter your blood stream from contact with the tip of your penis through the Read more »

breast milk

Posted by Anonymous
...When I was finished, she took a towel, wiped her breast clean of the milk, and then handed it to me to clean myself. Could hiv been transmitted to me through the towel via my urethra or an abrasion I had on my penis? Read more »

I think I made a horrible mistake

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've always practiced safer sex--I've never had unprotected sex, I've never barebacked. But, on the 7th of last month, I did do something that I thought would be low-risk, masturbating myself with some fingers I put inside of him. Since then, I've... Read more »