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How long can vaginal fluids survive out of body?

How long can vaginal secretions with HIV survive outside of the body? Have you ever heard of anyone getting HIV from vaginal secretions being rubbed manually on an open sore on the penis?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Sexual transmission of HIV is only known to be occur through vaginal, anal, and oral sex. The possibility of transmission through the activity you describe is theoretical only, and is extremely unlikely given the current understanding of... Read more »

vaginal fluid - please advise me

Before a week I visited a strip club and despite the fact that I didnt have sexual contact with any of the strippers, there is an incident that keeps me worrying about. A stripper jumped on me and then I touched with my finger her ass and vagina...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No. Touching vaginal fluid does not transmit HIV. DW... Read more »

Will i be infected if infected vaginal cum touches my penis tip.

I had sex with a prostitute using condom.after having sex with her few vaginal cum got stuck on my finger.then i accidently wiped my cum from the tip of my penis with it.then i wore my pant for 20 miniutes and finally washed my penis with soap and...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Sounds like you're on the right track with your reasoning. While technically her vaginal cum came in contact with the tip of your penis you are absolutely right: it needs to get up inside your penis, and then it has to... Read more »

Help Dr Shannon! i am getting married soon and is afraid of getting HIV

Hi Dr Shannon,I need your advice2 Weeks ago,i had protected sex with a sex worker who claimed herself to be working only as a part-timer and also did a HIV check-up 1 week before having sex with me and the result was negative.But,i don't know...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe good news is you used a condom and condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. It is normal to have extra space in the condom after you ejaculate, withdrawing... Read more »
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Vaginal Fluids + Viral Load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How does this actually work?
If a man has unprotected vaginal sex with an HIV+ women, what are his chances of getting the virus? Do a women's vaginal fluids have to contain a certain amount of the virus, even if some does get into the tip of the... Read more »

Is it possible to get hiv from vaginal discarge

Posted by AZT, 1 Reply
basically I'm just curious if there is casues of it going through a girl's panties, through her pants. Enough to leave a chance of getting hiv from it.

Would vaginal fluids/vaginal discarge be noticable if they were left on a black leather seat? Read more »

Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White and... Read more »