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What Is The Risk Of Contracting Hiv

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Risk of HIV contraction after protected sex with prostitute

Hi,I recently went to a massage parlour in macau and one thing led to another and had protected sex with the girl giving me the massagee. we used a condom which didnt seem to have any gaping hole or such. However i did lick her clitorial region a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming you used a latex condom properly and it didn't fail (break)."Symptoms" Read more »

Risk of contracting HIV

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giving first aid, is there a risk of contracting HIV?

Many people I know won't give frst aid because they're afraid of HIV. Is there really a risk? ... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

East African Standard Examines How Female Fish Sellers in Kenya Engage in Sex to Secure Fish, Risk Contracting HIV

...African Standard on Saturday examined how hundreds of women in the country who live along Lake Victoria put themselves at risk of contracting HIV by engaging in sex with fishermen in exchange for fish to sell. According to Judy Atieno, a fish... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Vision Report Finds Young Brides at Risk of Contracting HIV/AIDS

...countries who marry before age 18 -- whose numbers are expected to double to 100 million in the next 10 years -- are at an increased risk of HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. According to the report, young brides are forced to have sex before their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Failure to Update Nonoxynol-9 Labels to Mention Increased Risk of Contracting HIV Puts People At Risk, GAO Report Says

... FDA 's failure to update the labels of products containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to warn of the increased risk of contracting HIV among women who use the products puts consumers at risk, according to a Government Accountability Office ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Smoking Might Increase Risk of Contracting HIV, Study Says

... Smoking might increase the risk of contracting HIV, according to a study published in the Aug. 21 online edition of the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

fuck seattle

Posted by livinghappy, 1 Reply
to anyone familier with seattle its a very dark city filled with evil i always had safe sex there 100% and still got it honestly there is people there gay and straight who spread it on purpose ive read about it i hope those people burn in hell and... Read more »

8 Years Back Incident

Posted by guy_32, 1 Reply
...years back and it lasted for 2 to 3 mins. That is the only incident in my life until i got married in 2003. My worry is am i at risk of contracting HIV with the said incident? So far i am very healthy and no complications with the health. I know... Read more »

fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a question on fingering. I am sure that this is a stressed question but I would like to know what the true risk of it really is. For instance I have read that it is a low risk, a vanishingly small risk, and then No risk for contracting hiv. Read more »