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Hiv Risk With Condom
No risk: HIV is virtually 100% prevented by correct and consistent condom use for vaginal or anal sex. Contrary to popular beliefs, hepatitis C isn't sexually transmitted at all, except in gay men through traumatic (potentially bloody) rectal sexual practices. Heterosexual partners of persons with HCV are at no increased risk at all. Thus, little or no risk even without condoms, zero risk with them. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Chance of HIV infection through single, brief, and protected vaginal intercourse with new partner with unknown status? Condom didn't break or slip
Sex with condom. Unprotected oral with prostitute gave unprotected and received with condom. What is risk of stds.How to prevent an infection . Scared
If contaminated: Hep c is spread by blood contamination, mostly through IV drug use, nasal drug use (shared "coke spoons"), tattoos that don't use sterile needles and sterile ink for each customer. Less commonly sexually transmitted. Potential risk for shared implements including razor blades, barber razors, manicure sets, and sex toys too (depending on where they went, who shared them, bleeding, etc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Partial anal penetration with no ejaculation no condom with circumsised men hiv risk for the women ?
Protection needed: What you describe could be a risk for a sexually transmitted disease, including HIV. Mucous membranes do not have 'protection' since they are moist, unlike skin say on the back of your hand that is tough and dry. So a penis inserted into an anal opening is technically a risk. Sorry to say. You should get information on having safe sex -it's highly advised. Women are at higher risk than men for HIV ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hiv infection, being a virgin. Having outercourse, no penetration ( frottage) at risk of hiv specifically ?
Can we infected with HIV virus on sex intercourse with multiple partners who are non-hiv infected even using condoms/taking other preventive measures.
No: If you are HIV negative and all your partners are also HIV negative, then you cannot get HIV infected through sex. This is especially the case if using barrier protection like condoms. However, how do you know for sure that even one of your multiple partners is not HIV infected. He/she could have been recently infected and hasn't had an HIV test since that time. Its a dangerous practice. ...Read more
Unprotected vaginal entercourse with no blood contact, what my risk of contracting HIV if the other party had the virus?
Can protected sex hold a risk of HIV transmission to a man? Can a man be infected with HIV through blowjob?
What are the chances of getting HIV from unprotected insertive anal sex with a prostitute (whom i don't know the HIV status) percentage wise?
Not sure: I don't know the incidence of HIV in bulgarian prostitutes but about 43% in one study had evidence of an std. There is a chance of transmission, chances are however that you didn't contract HIV through this single encounter. You are however playing russian roulette with your life. You should not engage in such risky behavior. ...Read more
Yes: It would help minimize the risk.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bi male always condoms for penatrive sex and don't like giving oral any risk of hiv from receiving oral and rimmin I no stds are a risk ?
Minimal risk: The risk of HIV from what you describe is minimal -- too low for us to estimate. However, there's plenty else you can get -- gonorrhea from receiving oral unprotected, amebiasis and nastier from the rimming. Love always involves risks of some sort; only you can decide what's right for you and the other people who love you. ...Read more
These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more