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What Trauma Can Increase Risk Of Hiv Transmission

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? Are patients in a health care setting at risk of getting HIV? Have people been infected with HIV from being stuck by needles in non-health care settings? Are lesbians or other...
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If no one ejaculated, how large is the risk?

Hi, I think what you a doing with this website is great! and extremely helpful! I recently had unporected anal sex with someone I later found out to be HIV positive. We had anal sex but not for long 3-5mins and neither him or I ejaculated....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV can be transmitted via pre-cum. Unprotected receptive anal sex, even without ejaculation, is risky business. Douching is not recommended. It has not been shown to decrease HIV-transmission risk and it could actually increase Read more »

French Kissing Risk: Should I ask my Magic 8 ball?

Dr. Frascino,After surveying expert forums on the 'net, it appears experts are not in agreement over whether french kissing is a significant risk for HIV. Here are examples on what I've seen so far:thebody.com:You frequently tell people their HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...what other Internet sites choose to publish on their websites. It does appear that both this site and Medline agree the HIV risk from French kissing is "essentially nonexistent." We differ only in the extenuating circumstance of blood being... Read more »

Blood product contact-HIV risk

Dr Frascino, I have a similar question and a surgical resident, today I was in the OR for almost 8 hrs with a trauma pt, just after we started I felt a wet area over the skin on one of my legs, because I was assiting I did not pay much attention to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Prolonged exposure could theoretically increase the risk of HIV transmission.Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) should be started as soon as possible and no later than 72 hours after an exposure. Read more »

simple question of transmission route

Hello, I was diagnosed with HEP c this year. I have never done IV drug use, nor blood play, so How did I get infected? Could I have acquired it by bottoming from a Top who had an elevated Virus? Would anal condyloma caused receptivity?I hear...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are more and more reports over the past decade of men who have sex with men getting acute HCV infection. The risk factors for acquiring disease appear to be sex with trauma and an increased risk with the presence of other STDs. If you think Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Planning a Pregnancy

...not always mean the same as in genital fluid. Other factors are also important. An uncircumcised man is likely to be more at risk of contracting HIV because cells in the foreskin are more vulnerable to infection. And having sex with an... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

... Many MTF find that sex work offers a sense of social connection with other transgender persons, but sex work amplifies the risk of HIV transmission for MTF and their partners. Not only is HIV prevalence high among MTF engaged in sex work, it... Read more »
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HIV Independently, but Modestly, Increases Risk of Fragility Fractures, Study of U.S. Male Veterans Finds

...Feb. 18, in which Julie Womack, Ph.D., of the VA Connecticut Health Care System, discusses a study she presented regarding the risk of fragility fractures among HIV-infected male U.S. veterans. Julie Womack: Our research explored HIV... Read more »
The Body PRO

Forced Sex Poses Five Times the HIV Risk Compared to Consensual Sex

...& Tropical Medicine, in the U.K. My poster is on "HIV/AIDS and Rape, and Modeling Predictions of the Increase in Individual Risk of Contracting HIV from Forced Sex." 1 What we did here was a big literature review, looking at the different... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bleeding was present, yet I instantly panicked. Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV... Read more »

hiv question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If hiv is so fragile and can't be caught easiliy only under certain circumstances. what are those certain circumstances? Does the viral Read more »

love

Posted by DRLove, 1 Reply
...DR Love wants you to know it does not matter if you blow. If you like to lick or suck it is still safer than a f#ck. HIV don't go that way so you can lick or suck all day. To the Worried Well that never listen. it does not matter what your... Read more »

Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is my HIV risk? Read more »