|i was drunk when i had sex , therefore i forgot to use a condom
Mar 13, 2003
hi sir, i had sex last night and i was also drunk then , therefore i forgot to use condom. now i m really depressed with the situation, happened. now i need your advise , what should i do to find out whether i have got HIV ot not, secondly how long will i have to wait if the tests for HIV are not possible at this stage. please help i m in trouble , hope to hear from from you soon.
| Response from Mr. Kull
If you think that you are at risk for HIV infection, you need to get an HIV antibody test three or more months after exposure. That's the best way to determine your HIV status. Try not to assume the worst.
It sounds like you have the morning after guilts about getting drunk and doing something that you regret. It's important that you take a look at this and see if this is an unusual occurrence, or if it something that you recognize as a pattern. Drug and alcohol use can be common ingredients in the safer sex slip-up, and the repetition of this could be a sign of some deeper issues to address. Read through The Body's info on substance use.
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