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Can You Get Aids From Getting Scratched By Men With It
Will gay men get aids or HIV from their partner even if they didn't cheat or been with anyone else?
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. ...Read more
Unprotected sex: Aids is spread during unprotected anal, vaginal or oral sex with a partner who has AIDS. It is not spread through the air, on doorknobs or toilets, etc. So you have to work a little to get it. If you are unsure about your partner in sex, always protect yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bodily fluids: Aids (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus. Hiv is spread in bodily fluids, including semen, vaginal secretions, blood, and breast milk. People usually get aids by having unprotected sex with an infected partner, sharing needles with an infected person, or breastfeeding from an infected mother. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Little or no risk: Extremely rare if ever. I believe there are no proved cases of it ever happening. One estimate, from a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is that if the oral partner has HIV, the transmission risk is 1 in 20,000. That's equivalent to receiving BJs from infected partners once a day for 55 years before transmission might be likely, i.e. zero risk for practical purposes. ...Read more
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