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What Is The Hiv Risk From A Single Intercourse

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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...infected is to get tested. You should wait for 3 months after a possible exposure. Then get an HIV blood test (see Fact Sheet 102 ). You might feel that you have been exposed to HIV by sharing needles, an accident, or unsafe sexual activity. In these cases, talk to your health care provider immediately . Ask whether you can use HIV treatments to prevent infection. Fact Sheet 156 has more information on "post-exposure prophylaxis." ...
Ask the Experts

Why is hetero vaginal intercourse still said to be risky?

Please note I am not trying to stir anything up or disrespect gay people. I am really interested in finding out why hetero vaginal sex is said to be risky.The stats according to wikipedia are about 1/2000 for insertive and 1/1000 for receptive. If...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The vast majority acquired the virus via "hetero vaginal sex" and were not drug users. The estimates of per-act statistical risk that you quote can be very misleading. Please note it's possible to become "positively charged" with a single episode... Read more »

Re: Why is hetero vaginal intercourse still said to be risky?

Just wanted to say that your response below is very clear, impressive and touching. I won't get tired of saying that your writing style is fabulous, incomparable and inimitable.Best RegardsRicky====================================================Why...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Ricky,Many thanks!Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

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 »

Receptive anal sex risks

According to the safe sex forum of this site the risk of a single receptive anal intercourse is 50 per 10000 exposures. I don't know if with ejaculation that risk increase but in my opinion that risk is too low. Considering the amount of infected...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...The risk of receptive anal intercourse is about 1/200 per act, but can rise to 3% or so if the contact is particularly traumatic or if the Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...(232-4636), 1-888-232-6348 (TTY), in English, en EspaƱol. * For the purpose of this FAQ, vaginal sex or intercourse refers to sexual activity between a man and a woman involving the insertion of the penis into the vagina. Can I get HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe definite way HIV was transmitted.... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...this discussion, we will refer to "safer" sex, with the thought that by placing more or fewer "boundaries" around a particular sexual act, it can be made more safe or less safe. Any sexual practice can be made safe or unsafe. For instance,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of HIV Transmission From Heterosexual Intercourse Could Be Underestimated, Study Finds

... The standard method for assessing risk of HIV transmission through heterosexual intercourse could be flawed, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases and presented at the XVII International Read more »
Connect With Others

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...nine or 10 times a month, and over time, 38 people became infected. Earlier data from the same research team showed that the risk of people transmitting HIV is slight if the amount of virus in their bloodstream is low. Those findings have... Read more »

Sex with HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a bad cold ain early dec and again in early january and now my body is stessing out waiting for the results of another HIV Antibody test and a PCR test. I have no swollen glands or fever and no sore throat, just body weakness and stomach... Read more »

learned I coulda been wit someone who is hiv

Posted by neednhelpnok, 2 Replies
...cried so hard I threw up and nose was bleeding. If I blacked out who else knows what happend between us. I am heartbroken. I am single mom and work hard to take care of my son. I am very very scared! I made an appointment with doctor 2morrow but... Read more »

Very High Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I would like to know the approximate % risk for a single incident of unprotected vaginal intercourse with an HIV+ woman for a male. Is it 100% if she is infected? Also, if someone withdraws the pines incorrectly and the condom Read more »