This page describes the risk level of the various activities with respect to the risks for HIV virus contagion.
No risk of contracting
To our knowledge, none of the practices in this category have ever been shown to lead to HIV infection
- Kissing (no blood present)
- not insertive Masturbation
- Receiving penetration of unshared sex toys
- Contact with feces or urine
- Injecting drugs with unshared needles
- Sadomasochistic activities (using universal precautions)
- Tattooing, drilling, electrolysis and acupuncture with new and sterilized equipment
- Manicure or pedicure
Constitute a risk
All practices attributed to this level of risk present an average risk for Risks of HIV virus infection, because they do not involve the exchange of bodily fluids. However, there has never been a confirmed report except for a widely proven HIV transmission among lesbians.
- Receiving oral sex
- Fisting (insert the handle into the vagina of the partner (or anus)
- Shared use of sexual supplements without condoms (condom)
- Use of sex supplements without proper sterilization.
- Sadomasochists activities
- Contact with feces or urine (on the skin)
- Friction vulva the vulva
- Coupling - head of penis within the foreskin of the partner's penis
- Taking breast milk
- Sharing toothbrushes and razor blades
Low risk of HIV virus infection
All practices attributed to this level of risk present a possible risk for HIV virus contagion because they involve the exchange of bodily fluids. However, there are few reports of infection attributed to these activities (usually under certain identifiable conditions).It would not constitute a of HIV virus infection
- Injecting drugs with clean needles
- The tattoo with professional equipment
- The collection of blood in the mouth
- Occupational exposure
- Giving oral sex (whether by a man or a woman)
- Vaginal or anal sex with condom
- Transmission of the mother-to-child disease (in the Cidde and Saint Vincent was identified an 0% rate of vertical infections of the mother to the baby during childbirth, with the exception of one case, one the mother refused to take antiretroviral drugs based on belief that HIV does not cause AIDS (...)
High risk of HIV virus infection
All practices in this category present a potential risk for HIV virus contagion because they involve the exchange of bodily fluids. In addition, a significant number of scientific studies have repeatedly been associated with activities with HIV infection. There have been a number of confirmed infection reports along this route.
- anal sex or unprotected vaginal
- Injecting with shared needles
reviewed by Mara Macedo in 04 May 2016.