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Vaginal Fluid And HIV Transmission Risk

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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 prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on...
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plz help urgent hiv transmission from vaginal fluid on handkerchief to bleeding cut

Hi today morning I fingures the vagina of a csw. From forum I came to know that it is no risk. But after fingering I used my hanky to wipe of the vaginal fluids from my finger. In the evening I got cut my finger by blade quite deep it was bleeding....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No risk here. HIV does not live on hankies very long. I would not worry at all.DW... Read more »

transmission HIV from her vaginal fluids

Can Vaginal fluids transmission HIV from her vaginal fluids to her hand then from her and to my lips or mouth (even its hapend in a few secound ) ? ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. In order for transmission to happen in this way is for your mouth to have any open sores and even in that case the risk of transmission is incredibly low. Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

vaginal fluid transmission hiv pos girlfriend

Hello i need to try to clear this issue up once and for all. my girlfriend is hiv + with a viral load of 200,000 and a cd4 count of 750 per last results feb 18 2012.i am hiv neg.....[a male in case your wondering] oral sex is very important to both...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,There are two topics that I want to address with you. First, yes there are documented cases of oral transmission of female to male, but breath! The situations were perfect for transmission, cuts and openings on both mouth and the genital areas so... Read more »

Vaginal Fluids Transmission

Hi:What is the likelihood of HIV transmission if a woman masterbated herself, getting an unknown amount of fluid on her hand. She then used that same hand to rub her breasts, and the man in question sucked her breasts, and was masterbated by the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You pretty much answered your own question. HIV is only known to be sexually transmitted during anal, vaginal, and oral sex, and other forms of sexual contact only pose a theoretical risk.RMK... Read more »
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Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »

Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone advise me. I made 2 stupid mistakes after fingering(non insertive, just the top of the vulva but got my fingertips damp) what I would now call a high risk African girl

First mistake, I rubbed the side of my eye with the knuckle of my... Read more »

how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Answer: A small amount or none. The small amount can/could be risky. There is really no documentation on transmission from female to male. There IS documentation on a few men who have had post-coital female blood infect them via intercourse. I... Read more »

Hand job and vaginal fluid am i at risk of HIV?

Posted by Sayed, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

Please reply my query.I had an exposure last month with sex worker.We did not do any anal/vaginal sex.She only gave me hand job 3 times.In the 2nd episode of hand job she checked her vagina that either her menstrual blood coming or... Read more »