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Vaginal Sex Risks

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30 second vaginal sex: a risk?

Hello. About 1 1/2 yrs. ago, I foolishly had unprotected sex (vaginal) witha female sex worker. My penis was inside her vagina for no more than 30seconds. I then ejaculated outside her. I saw no signs of blood or any skintears. I have a few...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
...From what you describe, it sounds like a fairly low risk encounter. In menwho have no sexually transmitted diseases, the risk from vaginal intercourseis fairly low to begin with, at least here in the United States, Read more »

30 second vaginal sex: A risk?

Hello. About 1 1/2 yrs. ago, I foolishly had unprotected sex (vaginal) with afemale sex worker. My... Read more »

HIV risk? unprotected vaginal sex twice...

I had unprotected vaginal sex with an entertainer that works at a bar on 22 Nov. 2010 and 18 Dec.... Read more »
Articles
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...what a group of British researchers did recently for the age-old question: When it comes to HIV/AIDS, how much riskier is anal sex than vaginal sex? Researchers from Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine did a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

...placebo-controlled, triple-blinded, phase 2/3 trial with COL-1492, a vaginal gel containing 52.5 mg nonoxynol-9, in 892 female sex workers in four countries: Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, South Africa and Thailand. The gel covers the cervix and vaginal... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...The myth: "Straight people don't get HIV." The reality: The majority of HIV-positive people worldwide are straight (heterosexual). Men infect women, and women infect men. Risk is not about labels, it is about behavior. Any person who has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

... Oral Sex Is Not Risk Free Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission when one partner is known to be infected Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...time to see if there was something about it that could have been risky or if I'm just extremely unlucky. I visited a casual sex worker and initially had a shower. She then took my penis in her mouth, unprotected and gave me a blow job, pretty... Read more »

Vaginal sex experience with PRE-Herpesinfection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If I had vaginal protected condom sex with a paid sex worker and have had herpes for 20 years prior to this encounter am I at risk for hiv and should I test or just Read more »

vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im a 19 year old male who plans to have vaginal oral sex on a 39 year old woman in a few hours. What's the risk of contracting HIV. I have nu cuts whatsoever. Oh and I plan to wear Read more »

Vaginal Sex??? Risky???

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi, I'm wondering what the statistics are on heterosexual males becoming infected by unprotected vaginal sex. Is this common? I know it is considered high risk. How many people have Read more »