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Vaginal Fluid And Possible HIV Exposure

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person living with HIV. It is important to understand however, that finding a small amount of HIV in a 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 contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue or be directly injected into the blood-stream...
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Strap-on risk for HIV?

Dear Mr. Frascino,I have a question concerning a possible exposure to HIV. About 8 weeks ago I visited a prostitute in the Red Light district of Amsterdam. During our meeting I fingered her with a condom on my fingers. This condom was later used on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried Visitor,We recommend changing condoms for each new sexual act. That said, your HIV-acquisition risk remains low. A single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark will provide you with a definitive result.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

Follow Up: K's 14 week post exposure HIV 1/2 test (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER REGAINS HIS SANITY AND TESTS HIV NEGATIVE, 2010)

Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,WOO-HOO! Are you actually admitting I was right??? WOWZA! Well spank my butt and call me a Republican. I can hardly believe the words I'm reading! BRAVO K for believing your definitive and conclusive test results. Many folks who have stories... Read more »

Immediate HIV Exposure Question (LISTERINE, 2010)

I was in a gloryhole situation at an adult bookstore. We exchanged unprotected oral, which I understand to be a low statistical risk albeit inadvisable. Before I knew what was going on he had placed his rear end to the hole, and I took a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) or HIV disease.My advice:1.Get an HIV test three months or more after your last potential HIV exposure.2.Use a latex condom and water-based lubricant for all penetrative sex.3.Get counseling for your "sex... Read more »

Indonesian Hooker & PEP

Hi Dr Bob. I have, unfortunately, been a very engaged reader of this site on more than one occasion and for all the wrong reasons. However, my own irresponsibility aside, I think that you and your colleagues are doing sch a tremendous service that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...two-drug versus three-drug PEP recommendation. Generally, I prefer the three-drug regimens. As with all folks who have had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP, I recommend you be followed by an HIV specialist. The HIV... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...than 3 days) after the exposure has occurred. PEP should NOT be seen as a substitute for practices that can help avoid HIV exposure in the first place, such as consistent and correct use of condoms, abstinence from sex or mutual monogamy... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...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 ... Read more »
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You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unborn child A word about oral sex (mouth-penis, mouth-vagina): The mouth is an inhospitable environment for HIV (in semen, vaginal fluid or blood), meaning the risk of HIV transmission through the throat, gums, and oral membranes is lower than... Read more »

is it hiv exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...having some very little vaginal fluids on fingers while putting the condom can be hiv exposure? Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, I had an unprotected sexual experience February 2, 2007. The morning after having received and given a blowjob (I did not swallow nor did he) as well as a single unprotected anal insertion [i received]- no sex, as in no continous... Read more »

Vaginal Fluid in my Cock Head

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am male 27, never had sex in my life other than once i squeezed a boobs of a girl and two days back a Big Mistake which I did in my life. I feel You will help me in this problem. Please Help, Two days back I went to a Prostitute... I kissed her... Read more »