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do doctors think it's hard for men to get aids from unprotected vaginal intercourse?

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Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily, but: It is not necessarily hard nor difficult for men to get hiv, the virus that causes aids, from unprotected sex with women. In places like africa, the epidemic is 50% in women and 50% in men, which reflects the fact that HIV is transmitted fairly equally in both directions. In fact, this is how most heterosexual men in africa get infected with HIV - from unprotected vaginal intercourse with women.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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