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How Serious Is Unprotected Sex Between HIV Positive People

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Ask the Experts

What should I do if I had unprotected sex with an HIV+ person?

I had unprotected insertive anal intercourse (I topped)with my partner who is HIV+. After having sex we noticed blood on both of us. Should I take post exposure prophylaxis? What are the current reccomendations? Are there any know statisics...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more time that passes from the time of exposure, the less likely it is that PEP will be effective in preventing or aborting HIV transmission. I would suggest you visit the closest ER and get started immediately. Your partner's HIV specialist... Read more »

is there treatment for someone who just had unprotected sex with hiv person?

is there any preventive treatment for someone who just had sex with a positive person? Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People in Parts of Costa Rica Have Limited Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Practice Unsafe Sex, Report Says

...coastal cities of Limon and Puntarenas have limited knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention methods, and many practice unsafe sexual behaviors, according to a report released Tuesday, Xinhua News Agency reports. Costa Rica released the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

... CDC on Thursday in a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment with antiretroviral drugs to prevent Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) Urine Feces The most common ways HIV is passed from one person to another are: Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms) Re-using and sharing needles (for drug use, piercing, and tattooing) Mother-to-child (during... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...living in Puerto Rico. Both casual and chronic substance users may be more likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors, such as unprotected sex, when they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted... Read more »
Connect With Others

on the rollercoaster of HIV

Posted by pozpete, 1 Reply
...condom failure that I was unaware of. Sometimes I wish that if this was my future, that I was able to enjoy promicuity and unsafe sex that I never allowed myself to have. I don't know if counselling one on one or social activities with people... Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. It's during these times that we have unprotected sex. He doesn't ejaculate inside me, but there's still the risk. I've read (the late) Stephen Gendin's... Read more »

My lover is HIV+

Posted by feelinghelpless, 6 Replies
...Hello, About ten months ago my lover told me he was HIV+. At the time, he was very sick and in the hospital from an infection. I basicly took care of him and when he came home from Read more »

symptoms of hiv+ve and precautions to be taken

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I want to know the sypmotms of a hiv + woman,My girl freind was tested hiv + but i doubt bcause she looks healtly and had a fever 12 months back there is no change Read more »