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Vaginal Sore Risks

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vaginal secretions on sore risk

Hello Ryan. Please answer me, I am very anxious.I had protected sex with young thai prostitute, but after sex i discovered i had 2 fresh sores (no cuts) on my skin (on the back and chest) without upper epidermis, looking red, feeling a little...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In order for there to be a risk for HIV infection, the following needs to occur: 1) Direct contact with bodily fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions) 2) The fluids contain HIV 3) Fluids have access to mucous membranes or bloodstream. This is... Read more »

on PEP after 30 hours

I am on PEP after condom broke. what are the possibilities of seroconversion Read more »

I am ashamed to be back

Dr Bob,Just when I thought I was in the clear, I got a positive rapid test today for HIV. It was... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...equipment. Women should discuss vaginal problems with their health care provider, especially yeast infections that don't go away or vaginal ulcers (sores). These could be signs of HIV infection. Women planning pregnancy should seek care prior to... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What You're Doing Set Your Limits The Bottom Line How Does HIV Spread During Sex? To spread... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
Hello, I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected... Read more »

Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
One time 9 years ago I got a handjob by a stripper. When it was over I noticed a friction mark on my penis.. What if her cuticles were cut or something and got on that friction mark. Should I be worried about this? Read more »

What are odds unprotected vaginal with herpies sor

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
What are odds of transmission being insertive partner doing unprotected vaginal sex with herpies sore if lady friend is poz? Thanks Read more »

am i in high risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello,i actually have deep kissing recently (1 month ago) with a guy (stranger). because my gum and teeth bleed easily. do u think i'm in high risk of getting HIV. 5 days later, i have fever and sore throat but recover within a week. do u think i'm... Read more »