The case occurred in Texas in 2012 and involved two women who were a monogamous couple for six months. One of them had HIV, and the other did not. The couple routinely did not take any protective measures during sex, and had engaged in sexual activity that resulted in the exchange of blood through abrasions…
While the risk of HIV transmission between female sex partners is low, it can occur when bodily fluids such as menstrual blood and vaginal fluids come into contact with a cut, abrasion or a mucus membrane (the tissue that lines body cavities such as the mouth and vagina), according to the report /.
Once after a delivery, I was in a room with another mother, and went to bathroom. I sat on toilet seat first and quickly thought to check it only to realized that the whole seat was smeared with blood and it wasn’t mine. As a precaution, I got checked for HIV.