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12 Week Test And Protected Vaginal

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9 weeks after protected vaginal sex w/HIV+ developed thrush

I will try to keep this short and to the point but please know all help is apreciated.I met this girl in a bar and just found out HIV+ after 7 weeks.Post risk factor of vaginal sex w/condom (no oral not even kissing) by approximatly 8 weeks tested...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Have you been diagnosed with thrush? If not, you should leave the diagnosis of symptoms up to a doctor.It is highly unlikely that you would have been infected with HIV when having sex with a condom with an HIV infected woman. Condoms are very... Read more »

Single Protected Vaginal Sex with prostitute - India

Dear Dr. Robert J Frascino,28th December: I had a protected Vaginal intercourse with a prostitute... Read more »

Back to Normal

Hi Dr Bob,I really need your reply as i really stress out to face my family. (can i stop testing) I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Require Vaginal Contraceptives Containing Nonoxynol-9 to Include Warning Label That Products Do Not Protect Against STIs, Including HIV

...warning label that the products do not prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, the AP/ BusinessWeek reports. According to the rule, over-the-counter products -- including diaphragms, gels, foams and films -- will... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post exposure prophylaxis" or PEP. You would take two or three medications for several weeks. These drugs can decrease the risk of infection, but they have some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...HIV+ women due to accident or injury with a lower T-cell count, who were unemployed, who had more than 8 alcoholic drinks each week, who showed signs of depression, who used injection drugs, or who had 3-5 sex partners. Treatment for Women... Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...about her putting the condom in her mouth or unrolling with fingernails that could have comprimised the condom? Anyway, about 3 weeks later I started have twitches and nerve pain sensations. At 4.5 weeks this subsided mostly but I developed an... Read more »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
...Hi Folks, I hope I can explain my situation to be best of my abilities. I dated a woman for 5 months. After 8 weeks of dating we got tested for HIV and STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior Read more »

HELP!!!! PCR RNA test is it accurate???

Posted by julio5000, 1 Reply
...encounteer). I just tooked a PCR RNA test after 48 hours but I don't know if it's accurate or I'll have to wait for the hole tamale (13 weeks) to found out. Thanks!!! Hope everything will turn OK. Read more »

Tested neg after 11 wks 2 days, conclusive?

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...Hi all, I had a rapid blood HIV antibodies test conducted today, tested negative (YAY!) and it's been 11 weeks + 2 days since my last exposure (protected vaginal, insertive unprotected oral). Can this be considered conclusive? I know the Read more »