Aug 7, 2009
I know this might sound out there but here is my story. I me a guy at a bar. He had, as you say had "lunch at the Y", and I, well you get the picture, (we had unprotected oral). I was tested to your advice by reading past questions at 3 months and was negative. The question that I have is follows. I have a 1 year old son, he has had diarrhea for the past week. Thinking that I somehow infected him I went and tested again at 5 months(the same week my son was having the poopy issues) and was negative again. Is it possible that I could be showing negative and still be infected and have infected my son?? I am in a panic and don't know where to turn for adivce. Thank you.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Relax Max! Your negative HIV tests at three and five months following your oral adventures with the bar guy are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.
Kids get poopy for all kinds of reasons. Stop panicking over an illness that you could not possibly have and consequently could not possibly have transmitted!
Oral sex (including both penis Popsicle tasting and lunch at the Y) carries only a very slight risk for HIV acquisition/transmission. Take a read through the chapter on oral sex in the archives of this forum. I'm sure you'll find the information and testimonials comforting.
Be well. Stay well.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- How Long After Having Unprotected Sex Should You Wait To Have An Hiv Test?
- How Many People Get Infected With Hiv Each Year?
- What Causes Severe Vaginal Bleeding, Large Clots, Chills, Shivering, Abdominal And Leg Pain?
- Can Gonorrhea Kill You?
- Is There A Cure For Mycobacterium Avium Complex?
- What Do Anal Warts Look Like?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.