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What Increases The Risk For Transmission Of Hiv

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HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there is low risk, some say no risk, some say that while HIV could transmit in theory, there has never been a recorded case of infection from only receiving...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,The HIV risk associated with oral sex is definitely a QTND (question that never dies). What we can say is that overall risk of HIV acquisition/transmission via oral sex is very low. An insertive partner has less risk than a receptive... Read more »

STD and hiv= increased risk hiv transmission?

Hi doc. Mark.There is a lot to read about the theorie (fact?) that when somebody has a std with... Read more »

does having sickle cell trait increase risk hiv

does haveing the sicklecell trait increase the risk of being infected with hiv. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Maternal Vitamin D Increases the Risk of HIV Transmission to Offspring

... A new study of HIV-positive pregnant women finds that low maternal vitamin D levels are linked with a higher risk of viral transmission and an increase in infant mortality. In Tanzania, 884 HIV-positive pregnant women participating in a trial Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sex Workers in Bali Begin Working in Remote Villages, Increasing Risk of HIV Transmission, Report Says

...sex workers in Bali in response to strict monitoring by city officials have begun working in remote villages, increasing the risk of HIV transmission in the region, according to a report released Friday by the Bali Regional AIDS Commission, or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Mixing Patterns and Partner Characteristics of Black MSM in Massachusetts at Increased Risk for HIV Infection and Transmission

... In the current study, the researchers note that black men who have sex with men are at increased risk of HIV infection compared with other MSM. To explore possible reasons for this, the authors investigated sexual mixing patterns, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Highlights Increased Risk of HIV/AIDS Transmission in Haiti

...action to prevent the spread of the AIDS virus in earthquake-stricken Haiti. A study [.pdf] by UNAIDS warns of a substantial risk of the spread of the deadly virus in overcrowded camps for Haitian survivors of the disaster," VOA News ... Read more »
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Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...anyone tell me how often someone might get maybe a triple, or even quadrouple infection from a single exposure??? Its looking increasingly like I got The Clap, and Syph from 2 minutes of a single exposure....so what are my chances of having got... Read more »

Unprotected oral is not risk-free!

Posted by SuperAnxious, 4 Replies
...putting a condom(whole and non broken) on before engage in oral sex can practically reduce HIV risk to zero? The statistic puts risk of HIV transmission of oral sex to 1 to 10,000. However that doesn't mean it takes 10,000 unprotected oral sex... 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 forget the entire experience and not test? Thank you fro you time Read more »

Caught something. Scared HIV might be next.

Posted by ConcernedGuy, 3 Replies
...know I'll have to wait a bit longer before I can test conclusively negative for HIV. Anyone have any insight as to how much my risk was at catching this as well as the STD if he was indeed poz? Thanks in advance. Read more »