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What Is The Risk Of Getting AIDS From Touching Vagina

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your...
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Humping with cloths on

Can hiv be transmitted if a gal (if she is HIV +)is rubbing her vagina on my penis (both are wearing undergarments only). And the gal discharges her vaginal secreation which makes the boys underagrment moist. Can there be transmission if the moist...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Humping while wearing your tighty-whities is not considered an HIV-transmission risk, even if your gal-pal gets the undergarments moist. The clothes would absorb the fluid and the chance you could get an adequate Read more »

vaginal touch with cut on finger

Hi Doctor BobI have asked you a couple of questions before from another e mail adress,, I know your answering the question doesnt depend on the donation, but i understand the importance of your work and have donated before as i will this time.My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No HIV testing is warranted.If indeed you get anxious very Read more »

question from pedro

Dr. BobHi I would highly appreciate your opinion . .I have the other day went a little further than I wanted to on a business trip to argentina . . I found myself naked in a hot tub with a professional lady . . she gave me a hand job in the bath and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...zip-code? You must be one popular dude!OK Pedro, I absolutely agree with your assessment that you have not placed yourself at any risk and do not need HIV testing as a result of this business trip adventure.Thank you for your generous donation!... Read more »

Is this high risk rated?

Dear Dr.:I would like to know how much risk of HIV infection can bring touching ones anal rim after anal sex (with condom) and having an indirect mouth contact with that hand (like touching your penis with that hand and getting another man make a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...I'm not sure if I understand exactly what you think your risk is. Try to think about it this way:Any time HIV infected fluids, such as blood, semen or vaginal secretions, come into contact Read more »
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Condoms

...They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms must be stored, used and disposed of correctly. Male... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...transmitted diseases . Lubricant Use of lubricants can make sexual penetration more comfortable and may also help reduce the risk of condom breakage during sex. With latex condoms, however, be sure to use a water-based lubricant. Do not use... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
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Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...I had protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection 1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl 2nd: I still remember... Read more »

Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...I think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual Read more »

am i in high risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have deep kissing recently (1 month ago) with a guy (stranger). because my gum and teeth bleed easily. do u think i'm in high risk of getting HIV. 5 days later, i have fever and sore throat but recover within a week. do u think i'm in high risk.... Read more »

Fingering a Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...gotten HIV through my moouth this way. I chose not to tell my wife because of what I assume is low risk.. much lower than the risk of telling at this point... but the guilt is killing me. Am I (and how her) at risk? Please respond Read more »