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Why Does A Women Have A Greater Chance Of Getting Hiv When Engaging In Vaginal Intercourse

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...questions or are concerned about personal behaviors, call CDC-INFO 24 Hours/Day at 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636), 1-888-232-6348 (TTY), in English, en EspaƱol. * For the purpose of this FAQ, vaginal sex or intercourse refers to sexual activity between a man and a woman involving the insertion of the penis into the vagina. Can I get HIV from oral sex? Yes, it is possible for either partner to become infected with HIV through performing...
Ask the Experts

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)May 15, 2009 If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she... Read more »

Is anal sex ok if both parties have been tested and negative? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

Me and my girlfriend wanted to try anal sex but didn't know what the risks are. We both have been tested and both have tested negative. Also we are in an exclusive relationship and only had sex with each other. We are each others 1st.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with a syringe; or (3) through a break in the skin, such as a cut or sore. Usually, HIV is transmitted through: Unprotected sexual intercourse (either vaginal or anal) with someone who has HIV. Women are at greater risk of HIV infection through... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with a syringe; or (3) through a break in the skin, such as a cut or sore. Usually, HIV is transmitted through: Unprotected sexual intercourse (either vaginal or anal) with someone who has HIV. Women are at greater risk of HIV infection through... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...replicate proven methods of reducing teenage pregnancies. At least $75 million would have to be spent on programs known to delay sexual activity and to increase contraceptive use.The Department of Health and Human Services describes the shift in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

... 13 These young women, compared with peers whose partners had been approximately their own age, had been younger at first sexual intercourse, less likely to have used a condom during first and most recently reported intercourse, or less likely... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Which HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care Are Engaging in Risky Sex and Acquiring Sexually Transmitted Infections: Findings From a Boston Community Health Center

... In this study, the researchers set out to determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in a cohort of HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) and to identify the demographic and behavioral Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...caused by dilation or sex create ideal conditions for acquiring or transmitting HIV if barrier protection is not used during sexual intercourse. In addition, the medical care team should be aware of any and all medications (including ART) the... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Less Silence Around Anal Intercourse, More Science for Rectal Microbicides

...vaginal microbicides, which are similar products in development to topically protect against transmission of the virus during vaginal intercourse. Despite the potential benefits of a "user friendly" prevention technology like microbicides, the... Read more »
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putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
...for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a man to contract it from a woman. Is this true??? I have not had any sexual relations to date with anyone but the man who infected me. I have left that relationship and know that some day... Read more »

On the Down Low...Myth or Reality?

Posted by faithandlove, 1 Reply
...several times during our marriage for what I thought were typical, "marital problems" and I even confronted him about being, "homosexual" based on certain behaviors that started coming out, but he always denied it and I believed it. Now I know... Read more »

vaginal intercourse also anal sex

Posted by bovvylee, 1 Reply
...alot of four play and it happen last night we all had wild night and his brother wasin my anus while my boyfriend was going vaginal intercourse . then his brother also did used condom and I'm afaird I mite be having baby cause I miss my period . Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...sex. Many men who have sex with men do not define themselves as gay. More and more women are being infected with HIV through sexual intercourse with their male partner, unaware their partner is bisexual! In heterosexual relationships, infidelity... Read more »