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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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How long can vaginal fluids survive out of body?

How long can vaginal secretions with HIV survive outside of the body? Have you ever heard of anyone getting HIV from vaginal secretions being rubbed manually on an open sore on the penis?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Sexual transmission of HIV is only known to be occur through vaginal, anal, and oral sex. The possibility of transmission through the activity you describe is theoretical only, and is extremely unlikely given the current understanding of... Read more »

How long can HIV in vaginal fluid stay alive outside the body on your fingers?

I would to ask you if someone has touched small quantity of HIV+ vaginal fluid and after a while his fingers have dried out, is it considered for HIV to be dead? How long could stay alive outside the body?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,As this is a hypothetical situation let me address all the pieces going on here.Once fluid carrying HIV dries, the HIV in that fluid is absolutely dead. HIV can't live outside the body, so once it's in the open air... Read more »

Vaginal fluids on penis

Hello Dr. Bob,Well done on all the great work you've done into HIV / AIDS, I really I appreciate what you do for everyone.I recently had sex with one prostitute (using condom) and two hours later I have sex with my girlfriend (again with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOW! You "wham bam thank you ma'am-ed" a naughty lady from Shady Lane and then two hours later nailed your main squeeze? Either you must be one horned-up love machine or you are of Italian descent. Either way your fears of... Read more »

Vaginal fluid on finger

Dear Dr. Kull, I wrote to you a few weeks ago but have not seen your reply. I know you are busy. Here is my story: I inserted my bare fingers in an HIV+ woman's vagina and fingered her for 10 minutes. (No cut or sore on fingers but some dry...
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 through fingering/hand contact with another person's genitals. See the response to "What are the risks from fingering someone" (http://thebody.com/sowadsky/faqs/faq1.html#fingering).DO NOT... Read more »
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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 all... 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 »

Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

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 »