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Vaginal Fluid And HIV Testing

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...HIV). Interpretation of Test Results A positive (reactive) result means: You are HIV-positive (carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV to others. A positive result does NOT mean: You have AIDS. You will necessarily get AIDS. You are immune to AIDS,...
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Vaginal Fluid Coating on Penis via Breat Sex

Hello Doc,I believe you would answer me at the third try.A couple of days ago I had vaginal intercourse with a massage lady. After 5 min penetration, I decided to pull out and rub my penis in between her large breasts. Unfortunately the condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worried Forum Reader,You didn't want to destroy my appetite by talking about foul smelling, "BO-type" vaginal secretions and "whitish" stuff . . . . Hmm . . . . Too late!!! Cancel dinner!To answer your questions:1.Since you've written to me... Read more »

condom slip n ready to donate

hello sir i m from asia i had sex with bargirl my condom was slip when i withdrew my penis i remmember only the head of my penis was coverd n my foreskin comes in contact i am uncircumcised male i have foreskin bt my penis head was covered pls...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tallywhacker (the head) remained covered in latex, you can consider the sex "protected." If your foreskin came in contact with vaginal fluids, there would be some degree of risk and HIV testing at the three-month mark would be warranted.Thank you... Read more »

HIV and vaginal fluid (2nd time asking)

hello doc.i've asked you before but you didn't reply. i might as well try agaid, perhaps you got bored on my question. anyway, it will be more informative to the followers of your forum if you could answer this question...pls for the love of god,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...too many variables for me to accurately access the HIV risk. The best I can do is repeat what most likely you already know. Vaginal secretions can contain HIV. If the "fresh cut" was deep enough and fresh enough and came in contact with enough... Read more »

Lesbians, Vaginal Secretions and HIV Risk

Greetings Dr. Bob,I have yet to come across a post made by a lesbian to this board, so here's my contribution. On December 27, 2002, I had contact with a woman (ok, a stripper!) of unknown HIV status. While I did use my finger to explore her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some interest; although, the answer is really rather straightforward. Your risk of HIV transmission from the finger play, and a vaginal fluid coated nipple nosh, is essentially nonexistent. Even a "closet hypochondriac" can't contract HIV this... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...tests. How do I know which one I should take? The combination of an Elisa/Western Blot HIV Antibody Test is the traditional testing method for HIV infection. This combination test is looking for the antibodies that develop to fight the HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...tears, sweat, mosquitoes, pools, or casual contact." The reality: HIV can only be transmitted through infected blood, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. The most common ways for HIV to be transmitted are through unprotected sexual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...up on the test. The viral load test measures virus in the blood. It doesn't tell you about virus in sexual fluids (sperm or vaginal fluids.) The viral load test result was for when your sample was taken, not today. Viral load can change... Read more »
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What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
Hello from what i gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not fully healed and if u pulled at it u could see redness and light blood. the... Read more »

Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »

vaginal fluids/menstral cycle

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 tested.Please Advise for I am having high anxiety!!!!!!! Thank You Read more »

I'm a sophomore in college

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...mean? Did the fact that the sexual intercourse only lasted a few minutes greatly reduce the chance, if any, that I contracted HIV? I am definitely going to get tested in april, but it would take a lot of stress of my mind if I knew that my... Read more »