Should I test again ?
Apr 19, 2013
Dear Ms. Southall, Over the last several months I've had 4 partners with whom I've had protected vaginal sex (condoms remained intact) & unprotected oral . My last hiv test was in December. Does my behavior warrant additional testing at this time ? Or am I just feeling guilt from being "slut shamed" on campus Thank you !
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi We know that condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. Your testing shows you are HIV free.
Do not label yourself or allow others to label you. You are protecting yourself which is so important.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Does Hiv Rash Goes Away For Itself?
- Would Chlamydia Show Up In A Pap Test
- What Will Happen If I Don't Treat Shingles?
- What Pills Can You Take To Get Rid Of Bacterial Vaginosis Or A Yeast Infection?
- What Is The Difference Between Genital Warts And Genital Herpes?
- What Does Gonorrhea Discharge 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.