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Vasectomy And Hiv Transmission

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Vasectomy and HIV/STD's

Can a male who is HIV Positive, who has a had a vasectomy, transmit HIV and other STD's during unprotected sex?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. A vasectomy (a form of male sterilization to prevent pregnancy) will not prevent the transmission of HIV, nor other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). So even if you had a vasectomy, you are still capable of... Read more »

Vasectomy

I am in the process of setting up a consultation this Friday and the Urologist want a urine sample... Read more »

it takes only one time (HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION) (HIV TRANSMISSION AFTER ONE EXPOSURE)

This is a comment on one of the readers questions asking if you can get hiv by penetrating a woman... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vertical Transmission Second Leading Cause of HIV Transmission in Uganda, Researchers Say

Mother-to-child transmission is the second most common method of HIV transmission in Uganda after sexual intercourse, researchers said last week at the launch of a vertical transmission prevention program in the country's Jinja district, Uganda's ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Reducing Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission While Breastfeeding, Effect of Herpes Treatments on Transmission

HIV-positive women who are breastfeeding can reduce the risk of vertical HIV transmission if they take the antiretroviral drug nevirapine for up to six months after giving birth, according to five CDC - and NIH -funded studies conducted in Africa... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Integrated Behavioral Intervention to Improve HIV/AIDS Treatment Adherence and Reduce HIV Transmission

The current study concerns an integrated behavioral intervention designed to enhance the use of HIV treatment as prevention by improving medication adherence, reducing risks for other STDs, and minimizing risk compensation beliefs. The authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers on the Use of HIV Medications to Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV

Table of Contents Can HIV Medications Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV? What Does ART Do? How Do We Know When It Is Working? What Does It Mean When the Viral Load Is Undetectable? I Have HIV, and I Take ART Medicines. My Viral Load Is... Read more »
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vasectomies and safe Sex

Posted by wazsa, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me if having unprotected sex with a guy that has had a vasectomy is classes as safe or unsafe.

The guy has been tested and is negative.


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Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
Before you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk.
What is HIV?
How is HIV transmitted? Read more »

HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »