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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot...
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what is an abscess on your vagina? where does it come from? why do we get them?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
An abscess is a small collection of pus (that yellowish-white fluid, which consists of dead cells, tissue, and other stuff, that you might see when you pop a zit) that has formed as a result of your body fighting off a localized infection in your... Read more »

Please please reply Dr. Bob, Very scared, Writing for the 3rd time.

I know you get a lot questions from people with baseless fears. I hope this is one of them. I had a sexual encounter with a sex worker.(protected vaginal and unprotected cunnilingus). I have a wisdom tooth that is a little sore and occasionally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your fears are unwarranted. Assuming there was no open wound, the chances of acquiring HIV from unprotected cunnilingus are extremely remote. Symptoms resulting from acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) do not become manifest until two to three weeks... Read more »

What is the risk in this history

Dear Dr.Kull,I have done something very foolish and am constantly in the state of worry, guilt and regret. About two months ago I had a contact with a prostitute, HIV status unknown. This is the first and only sexual contact I had in my life. I was...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted sexually during fingering, mutual masturbation, or sucking a person's nipples. HIV is only known to be sexually transmitted during anal, vaginal, and (less frequently) oral sex. This means that your risk... Read more »

MRSA as a symptom of HIV

Dr. BobFirst off, I'd like to say you are the coolest, most respectful, humorous and downright righteous doctor dude ever. Alright, enough of my Jeff Spicoli impression from Fast Times at Ridgemont High. But honestly, what you are doing here...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Midwest MRSA Guy,So you want DRDD (downright righteous doctor dude) to discuss MRSA and HIV? Sounds like alphabet soup, but OK, on to your questions:1.HIV risk from your "unplanned frottage" with "minor chaffing" would be extremely minimal to... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? 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? How can I... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

Being Happy

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Who ever said living was easy wasnt very realistic. And Im not trying to sound bitter. Living is simply THE EXPERIENCE and those who still have the chance must seek for meaning rather than just keep complaining all the time. Ive been reading some... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »