Vaginal Sex Without Condom And HIV Transmission Risk
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Shastl,Polyurethane and latex condoms offer equal protection against HIV. You can read more about polyurethane condoms in the archives. They are indeed the best option for folks with latex allergy.Regarding withdrawal, coitus interruptus,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:Transmission of HIV would be unlikely in this situation, as would the transmission of most other STD's. using a condom for all acts of penetrative sex is the best way to protect yourself against HIV and many STD's. At 28 days, you... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey Brian,I agree oral sex carries only a very low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition, particularly if the positively charged component of the magnetic couple is on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that drives the viral load to... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesA latex condom that is used throughout sex and remains intact should provide total protection against HIV. Condoms studied in the lab show that HIV does not pass through the pores of a condom. However, condoms are not perfect. Studies have yielded... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by neibet, 1 ReplyWhat 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIf 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 forget the entire experience and not test?
Thank you fro you time Read more »
Posted by AloneInMyMadness, 1 ReplyI am so ashamed of myself and scared to death. My husband and I split up and were getting a divorce, I was extremely distraught and broken up about it. I went on a kick of "screw it, life is short" I got a job as a bartender, stopped going to... Read more »
Posted by HannahZ, 1 ReplyHi! First time posting and scared to death.
I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »
Guides for People With HIV