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Does underwear protects against the HIV virus? I mean, if there some fluid (semen or blood) get contact to my pants and later this wet pants material get contact with my bleeding anus, is it any risk that virus leave pants and go straight to my blood stream?
Hi, and thanks for your question As far as we know, there has never been an incidence of HIV spread this way. HIV does not live outside of the body on surfaces or clothing. Even if there was HIV-infected blood on clothing, the virus would die within a few seconds and would not be able to infect another person. Our HIV and AIDS page as well as our STIs at a Glance chart can be useful in... Read Full Answer
Is there any risk of HIV transmission during visit at dentist. The doctor used new gloves, but there was a lamp with blood residue probably from previous patient. Can blood taken from lamp be transferred to my mouth and result in HIV infection?
Hi, and thanks for your question As far as we know, there has never been an incidence of HIV spread this way. HIV does not live outside of the body on surface. Even if there was HIV-infected blood on a surface, the virus would die within a few seconds and would not be able to infect another person. From what you’ve told me, there is no HIV risk to you from this dental visit Our HIV and AIDS... Read Full Answer
I have a question about Chlamydia. Me and my parent both had Chlamydia and got treated with azithromycin. We both took the meds on Feb 24 in the morning and then had sex on march 3 at night, was this too soon to have sex? is it possible that we reinfected our shelve?
Hi, thanks for writing in with your concern. If you are writing about sex that you are having with your parent, then it is important for you to know that sex with parents is called incest and is illegal. You cannot give consent to sex in this situation and there is help available. To talk to someone confidentially, you can call 1-800-668-6868 which is the Kids Help Line. We are always available,... Read Full Answer
I went to a escort girl two days ago ,she was suffering from cold,had noticed swollen lymph node on her neck as well ,I went there for cuddling only ,I don’t had any kind of sex ,no kissing no oral ,am I at risk of acquiring hiv I had very little cut on my finger and I am not sure if she had scratched me or not and I don’t think she was bleeding ,Is it possible to get virus through air or not or through nail scratches should I get tested ?
Hi, and thanks for your question HIV is not spread through air or through nail scratches. It is spread through blood and body fluids (semen, vaginal fluid and breastmilk). Therefore with what you have told me about your encounter, you are not at risk of HIV. Our Know Your Chances charts can be really helpful in seeing how infections are spread and the chances for each partner Let us know if... Read Full Answer
Hi I did sex and then toke plan b and after again 2 hours sex is I am ok or take other pills
If you had sex again within 2 hours of taking the Plan B, then you should be covered for that sex. It is recommended that another dose of Plan B be taken if you have unprotected sex again. Plan B is not 100 % effective at preventing pregnancy and so it not considered effective to be used as contraception such as condoms or taking the birthcontrol pills. Plan B works by delaying the... Read Full Answer