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Condom Fail Seroconverting After 14 Weeks

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Risk when condom fails with HIV + man

Dr. Bob: I recently had sex with an HIV positive top man, we used a condom but it broke. I read in one of your answers that the risk of transmission per episode of anal intercourse with a positive person is 6.5 per 10000 episodes. Does this risk...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The estimated statistical risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive anal sex with the insertive partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 50 per 10,000 exposures. (The 6.5-per-10,000-exposures statistic referred to unprotected insertive anal... Read more »

Urgent - Failed Condom with Bar girl in Singapore

Hi Dr Bob... I just want to say what an amazing hob you do! My Situation is while getting down to... Read more »

condom failed (HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR MAGNETIC COUPLES, 2009)

I am an hiv neg. female, my boyfriend has been hiv pos. for 20 years.and his viral load has always... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gilead's $12,000-a-Year HIV Prevention Pill Fails to Win Physician Support

In Boston at this week's 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), numerous presentations addressed issues surrounding the use of Gilead Science Inc.'s Truvada as an HIV preventative. In late November, researchers reported... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vietnam HIV/STD Prevention Campaign Fails to Increase Condom Use Among Sex Workers

A five-year nationwide HIV and STD prevention campaign aimed at sex workers in Vietnam has not been successful in increasing condom use, health officials attending a two-day conference in Hanoi said on Wednesday, Viet Nam News reports. Nguyen... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thai Government, Drug Companies Fail to Reach Agreement in Talks Over Compulsory Licensing; Another Round of Talks Anticipated

The Thai government and international pharmaceutical companies have failed to reach an agreement in recent talks over compulsory licenses issued by the country for certain medications, the Bangkok Post reports ( Bangkok Post , 3/27).... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

AIDS Vaccine Update: Questions After Candidate Fails in the STEP Study

The HIV vaccine research field suffered a blow last fall with the announcement that Merck's promising HIV vaccine candidate was not effective and may have even increased susceptibility to acquiring HIV. The candidate, known as MRK-Ad5, used a... Read more »
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SEROCONVERTED

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently was infected over the 4th weekend. I had 2 one night stands - both girls pursued me and I had unprotected sex. I just know the 1st girl was the one who murdered me (well murder/suicide is the more accurate depiction). She looked sick in... Read more »

I think I am seroconverting..Please help...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had an extended deep french-kissing, some short fingering, and protected vaginal intercourse episode with a woman of unknown HIV status. However, I dont know if I used the condom correctly..It was my first time...And I am scared now...

I began to... Read more »

99% seroconvert by 6 weeks. true?

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
I know i keep posting but i honestly believe these questions will help others out there as well.

is it true that 99% of people who have a normal 'healthy' immune system will almost certainly seroconvert by 6 weeks if infected? i ask this because my... Read more »

Seroconverting after 10 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had what I would consider a high risk exposure with a female sex worker in Thailand. About a week later I had white spots on the back of my throat. I went to see a Dr. and tested positive for strep. Of course, I was exstatic. The Dr. did... Read more »