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% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...year because I got really sick. So my result was negative today before I started pep. I wanted to know if my testing window period will change for the sexual encounter that took place 4 months ago or should I trust in a 4 month negative?????? PEP... Read more »

Un protected sex

i was wondering if there was a cream or a gel that is being tested to prevent HIV.. My Boyfriend do... Read more »
Articles
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

...woman if her sexual partner is infected with an [STI] pathogen or HIV." The rule will be finalized following a public comment period, as well as an analysis of information and views from health care providers, health experts and consumers (FDA ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Microbicide Containing Natural Compound Provides Protection in Monkeys Against Simian Version of HIV, Study Says

...microbicide were 60% effective and used 20% of the time, it still could prevent about 2.3 million HIV cases over a three-year period. According to the study authors, researchers will need to conduct further animal studies to determine whether the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Microbicide Shows Small Level of Protection Against HIV for Women, Study Presented at CROI Indicates

...the women received counseling to encourage condom use (Stobbe, AP/Google.com , 2/9). At the conclusion of the 20-month study period, 194 women had contracted HIV, including 36 women from the PRO 2000 group, 54 from the BufferGel group, 51 from... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next day i started recalling all the facts and gone crazy. 3 days after the incident i started to have... Read more »

Stupidity

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...It was in about 30 seconds before I realized and pulled out. I've tested negative at 55 days and am waiting for my 13 week period. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep Read more »

putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a... Read more »