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Odds Of Heterosexual Hiv Transmission
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
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
Definite but small!: Chances exist, but would be small!Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Sexual behaviors and other behaviors which exposure a person to HIV increase the risk of HIV infection. Simply being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender alone does not increase your risk. To minimize your risk of infection, use barrier methods with all your sexual partners and avoid sharing needles if you use IV drugs. The cdc recommends all people age 13 - 64 be tested for hiv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low...: The chances of acquiring an HIV infection from anal intercourse are very low if a condom is used. Addition of a spermicidal lubricant can also help to diminish the likelihood of HIV transmission. Condoms need to be used every time and not sporadically in order to be most effective and diminishing chances of spreading sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more
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
Is there any statistics for HIV1/HIV2 ratio in all HIV world?i.e %80 of HIV infected people carry HIV1?
HIV: HIV 1 is more prevalent in the US and Europe and HIV 2 are more prevalent in Africa. But there are no statistics because a big portion of the population does not even know their HIV status. HIV is now increasing in the 16 years old to 25 years old, despite education most people are having sex without protection and also there is an increase in multiple sex partners. Misconception medications cure. ...Read more
Hiv infection, being a virgin. Having outercourse, no penetration ( frottage) at risk of hiv specifically ?
Herpes simplex: The chances are excellent.Get a more detailed answer ›
CDC HIV Risk Factors: In general, behaviors that increase risk for HIV include: -Having sex with an infected partner+repetitively -Engaging in injection drug use, prostitution, -STDs -Gay/transgender men who have sex with men- anal sex is extremely dangerous and should be avoided For a complete explanation of risk factors see: https://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/prevention/reduce-your-risk/who-is-at-risk-for-hiv/ ...Read more
Very good!: 26% of males under 30, not married, and 29% of females, under 30, not married, are infected with chlamydia. Long term consequences can be severe. Don't "hook" up and use barrier protection, always! ...Read more
Heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or behavior between persons of opposite sex or gender in the gender binary. As a sexual orientation, heterosexuality refers to "an enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affectionate, physical or romantic attractions to persons ...Read more
In medicine and biology, transmission is the passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group, regardless of whether the other individual was previously infected. Sometimes transmission can specifically mean infection of ...Read more
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