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Who Is Most At Risk Of Becoming Hiv Infected

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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV Introduction In the US, HIV began mostly as a disease of young men. Today, however, theepidemic affects both women and men of all ages, including older women (age 50and over). While 50 may not seem "old," it is often the age currently used byorganizations that keep track of health-related statistics (e.g., the US Centersfor...
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What's my risk of being HIV infected

A couple of days ago I had unprotected sex in a sauna.I don't know if the guy was HIV positive but the chanches are high I think because he seemed like he went to that sauna a lot.I sucked him off for a minute or so, but there was no cum. Then...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Fortunately, as the insertive partner your risk was much lower. If your partner wanted you to ejaculate inside of him, it's likely that he is letting others do this as well. Letting someone ejaculate inside of you is a sure-fire way of... Read more »

Am I at risk for HIV infection?

My sister is evil, that said, she put my ex's urine or vaginal fluid on my cat. I unsuspectedly closed lipped kissed the cat seconds or minutes later. This happened on the 22. I feel sick, but I was a feeling a little ill before this happened,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Are you at risk for HIV infection? No. However, you are indeed at risk for being the most gullible person in the galaxy. By the way, does your evil sister resemble Bette Davis circa "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane"??? If so, do be... Read more »

Risk of HIV infection?

Hi Doctor Shannon,Is it possible for HIV to infect me if my urethra managed to touch some bodily fluids like semen or vaginal fluid in a 5 hours old used condom? (The condom could be 8 hours old or longer) How well does HIV survive in a used condom...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIIt is not possible. HIV begins to die once it is outside of the body and unable to infect. This happens within minutes, so after 5 hours any HIV present would be dead and unable to infect. The important thing to keep in mind is that HIV is not the... Read more »

How my risk of HIV infection?

10 days earlier I was with a prostitute full night and did three time vaginal intercourse,every time with condom and there was no condom breakage.We did deep kissing also and she did oral sex with condom.I am very much tensed after that incident.How...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Since you used a condom for each act of vaginal sex, and the condom did not break, I would say there was no risk of transmission.In health,Richard... Read more »
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Is this a HUGE risk for HIV infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Receptive anal intercourse that consisted of a couple of entries in and out and without ejacuation? Read more »

Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
Few days ago, 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... Read more »

Risk of HIV infection from nail salon?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I've frequented the same nail salon from summer of 2002 until winter of 2005. It's somewhat clean, with the pedicure tubs being washed after each use, but they don't regularly sterilize the clippers or electrical buffer/filer cylinders after each... Read more »

hiv infection risk PLEASE help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
ok a few hours ago i had a bleeding bit at the skin on the bottomcorner of my index finger so i went and got a bandaid.

i had just washed the cut and tryed to put the bandaid over it the first time but didnt manage. i then looked again and there was... Read more »