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Vaginal Secretions Negative At 16 Weeks

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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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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 »

Vaginal Secretions No Blood

I recently had unprotected vaginal sex with a married woman who had her tubes tied. Since pregnancy was not risk, I did notuse a condom and did not consider the risk of STD's until after the foolish act was over. 4 weeks after, I tested negative...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
I'm afraid your understanding of the female reproductive anatomy and physiology is a little off. The fact that a woman has her tubes tied has nothing to do with menstruation or risk of transmitting HIV. It simply prevents pregnancy by blocking the... Read more »

Giving Oral Sex to Woman Only Risk Factor

I am living in Indonesia. I gave unprotected oral sex to a HIV status unknown woman in mid July. Contact between my mouth and vaginal fluids was limited, but it did happen. I became very scared immediately thereafter, and have constantly worrying...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...evidence of HIV transmission to a person performing oral sex on a woman (cunnilingus). HIV is more difficult to isolate in cervico-vaginal secretions of infected women than in an infected man's semen. Virus concentration is higher in cervical... Read more »

Vaginal fluids - HIV?

Recently I went to to licensed brothel in Australia. After watching the sex worker masturbate herself with a vibrator she got a condom out, put it on my penis and then proceeded to give me oral sex. My question is, could there have been residual...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question.The chances that you were directly exposed to her vaginal secretions andthose secretions having a direct access to your bloodstream are very smallunder the circumstances you described. If she Read more »
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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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...have found these to be safe and effective treatments for osteoporosis. Most authors argue that vitamin D deficiency should be ruled out in any HIV-positive patient with significant osteoporosis to determine the need for extra supplementation. ... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...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... Read more »
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vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »

Please regulars have a look and give advice.

Posted by Just_Somebody, 3 Replies
...what i said what is the chance I could have caught something by jerking myself with a hand that pulled off a condom that had vaginal secretion on it. (Sidenote I was already worked up and so I came really quick, basically like 15-20 seconds of... Read more »

Symptoms & testing. Need experts' advice.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...middle of intercourse. The old condom didn't fail so I don't understand why I did that. After taking off the old condom I had vaginal secretions on the fingers of both of my hands and stupidly thinking I was safe immediately put a new condom on.... Read more »

False neg Thailand

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the UK. At the end of July 1999 I had an encounter with a woman in thatiland that involved brief exposure of my penis to her vaginal fluids. 6 weeks after returning I started to have diarrhoea, joint pains, oral candida, a droning headache with a... Read more »