What Is The Risk Of Getting AIDS From Vaginal Sex
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions. I'll answer them one at a time."Since there were no visible skin tears, the only other way I could think ofthat the HIV virus could enter the body is through microscopic skin tears. Iknow this is... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Shastl,Polyurethane and latex condoms offer equal protection against HIV. You can read more about polyurethane condoms in the archives. They are indeed the best option for folks with latex allergy.Regarding withdrawal, coitus interruptus,... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related Services1) In order to learn your HIV status, you need to take an HIV antibody test. Regular blood tests (CBC) will not tell you whether or not you have been infected with HIV.2) Currently, there is some controversy about the effectiveness of nonoxynol-9 (a... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIn order for there to be a risk for HIV infection, the following needs to occur: 1) Direct contact with bodily fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions) 2) The fluids contain HIV 3) Fluids have access to mucous membranes or bloodstream. This is... Read more »
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Posted by AloneInMyMadness, 1 ReplyI am so ashamed of myself and scared to death. My husband and I split up and were getting a divorce, I was extremely distraught and broken up about it. I went on a kick of "screw it, life is short" I got a job as a bartender, stopped going to... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI gave vaginal oral sex and french kissing to a stripper and now I worried that I may have contracted HIV. I was tested at 10 & 28 days with the PCR and both were negative. Also, I tested at 2.5, 4, & 7 weeks with the antibody test and they... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAbout 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWould like to ask a few experts on this board......Jazz and others. Here is my story.
I was on a business trip a couple of weeks ago and met a girl (unknown status) in the bar of the hotel I was staying at. She was very hesitant on going back to... Read more »
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