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What Is The Risk Of Being Exposed To Hiv Through Pre Ejaculation

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pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max! Your worries are unwarranted. The HIV-transmission risk via pre-chewed food was noted only in infants with immature immune systems, and there may well have been extenuating circumstances. (See below.) There is absolutely no... Read more »

Pre-ejaculation

Dear Robert,I first commend you for starting an AIDS foundation that not only serves North... Read more »

pre-cum risk

18 mnths ago I gave a premiscious gay man oral sex for about 10 mins. He didn't cum as he was... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention

Fast Facts Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a way to help prevent HIV by taking a pill every day. People who are at substantial risk for HIV should talk to their doctor about PrEP. PrEP must be taken every day to be most effective. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Results of FEM-PrEP Clinical Trial Examining Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention Among Heterosexual Women

Dear Colleague, Today, FHI announced that it will stop the FEM-PrEP study of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among heterosexual women. The decision was made after a regularly scheduled interim review of data by the trial's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Q&A: CDC's Clinical Studies of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: Research Rationale

Why is CDC conducting trials of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention? How would HIV treatment drugs work to protect against HIV infection? What data suggest that this approach may be safe and effective? Why study two different drugs? ... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIH Study Shows HIV-Exposed Children at High Risk of Language Delay

Children exposed to HIV before birth are at risk for language impairments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. Moreover, children exposed to HIV before birth may benefit from routine... Read more »
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No ejaculation - lower risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there

Does anyone know or has heard of any evidence to suggest that heterosexual unprotected sex without ejaculation lowers the possible risk of infection? I am currently going out of my mind with worry due to a one-time incident with a guy whose... Read more »

Exposed to HIV 4 days ago & need advice

Posted by jnewt79, 1 Reply
I am trying to be pragmatic about this, but I would be lying if I said I wasn't incredibly distressed. 4 days ago, I met man online for sex. I asked him his status, and he told me he was negative. We kissed a lot (tongue in mouth) and then I gave... Read more »

How bad is pre-cum?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was in a relationship with someone for 3 months. We talked about our histories before we had sex. He assured me that he did not have HIV cause he had just had a number of blood tests done (not HIV related) shortly before we were together. I... Read more »

How potent is pre cum?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had a few oral encounters over the last year, none of them have cum in my mouth if cum at all.

However, I was wondering if pre cum is just as potent as blood and semen? Read more »