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Vaginal Secretions And HIV Testing

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...experience a wide range of different diseases and opportunistic infections How is HIV transmitted? HIV can be transmitted from an infected person to another through: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen Vaginal secretions Breast milk Blood contains the highest concentration of the virus, followed by semen, followed by vaginal fluids, followed by breast milk. Activities That Allow HIV Transmission ...
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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 »

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 »

Vaginal Secretions on Condom's inside...How risky???

Hey Dr. Frascino, First of all, I want to thank you for the great work you are doing with this site and your organization. Okay I had sex with a sex worker in Bombay, India. Well I knew it would be risky because there is a high...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anything from the "OLD-NEW-Switcheroo" would be so astronomically small as to be essentially nonexistent. If you want to get HIV tested in three months, fine, but medically speaking, it's not necessary. As for STD's, with such minimal to... 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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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Viral Load Testing

...be detectable in theblood, there might still be enough to infectsomeone. Also, there may be higher levels ofHIV in semen or vaginal secretions. So, evenif you have an undetectable viral load, youmight still infect someone if you shareneedles or... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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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 »

HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...positive but i dont really know how i got it, im a construction worker and i maybe got pinched by a needle in the middle finger. i tested negative at 4 month before tht to but i dont think i took part in any risky behaviour Read more »

Vaginal Secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can you get AIDS/HIV from exchanging bikini bottoms with another female. I am also female. the girl I exchanged bikini bottoms with had a HIV test Read more »

Would HIV Experts recomend Testing? PLZhelp

Posted by youngman, 1 Reply
...fail, Should I take a HIV test? what im worried about is how i took aff the condom, i just grabbed it, i didnt see or feel any vaginal secretions, although I didnt have any cuts on my hand i do chew my nails? or what if some vaginal secrections... Read more »