Am I At Hiv Risk After Only One Unprotected Sex Encounter
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Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African WomenThe authors compared the situational characteristics of protected and unprotected sexual encounters that involved alcohol use two hours prior with ones that did not. The data were collected from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment... Read more »
Unprotected Sex, Underestimated Risk, Undiagnosed HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Accessing Testing Services in a New England BathhouseIn the United States, MSM continue to experience increased rates of HIV and STDs. The current study reports results from an outreach conducted between 2004 and 2010 at a bathhouse in Providence, R.I., in which 1,155 MSM underwent testing for HIV... Read more »
Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York CityUnprotected anal sex poses well known health hazards for men, but new research suggests that the practice is a significant health issue for women as well. More than 100,000 New York City women engage in anal intercourse each year, according to a new... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:I am sorry that this happened to you. Situations like this are never easy. Because the incident was unprotected, there was a risk. No ejaculation certainly lowers the risk but does not eliminate it. We can't really be sure what your... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,So you are freaking out because you now "KNOW" your partner is virally enhanced. So what if you had sex with this dude and he didn't tell you his status? Would you be at any less risk for acquiring HIV right now if you didn't... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Aussie-Guy,1.The 85%-90% statistic is difficult to prove, statistically speaking, but it's certainly well accepted that the vast majority of HIV-positive folks will have detectable levels of anti-HIV antibody in the blood within four-six... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any way we can... Read more »
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Posted by absger, 2 RepliesDear members,
I really don't know what to do anymore, so I really rely on you guy's for now. As long as I remember I have this fear of HIV, and other illnesses, but HIV in particular.
I waited 10 years, 10 years in total anxiety until i got my first... Read more »
Posted by Tbar, 1 ReplyI have been living in china as a teacher for the past 5 months. Back in December I met a wealthy Chinese woman who worked for the government. We were drinking together and went to my house to have sex. She liked all 3 types of sex. I remember I... Read more »
Posted by sadface, 5 RepliesHI all...I am new at this so bare with me. This is very difficult for me and this is the first time I have been totally honest.
I am a married woman of 2 years, I have been with my husband for 5 years total. I cheated on him twice since we have been... Read more »
Posted by achem, 1 ReplyIf anyone could please help me to assess my risk of contracting HIV from a recent sexual encounter it will be much appreciated. I am going to get tested regardless, but am hoping for some peace of mind in the meantime.
I am a guy and five days ago I... Read more »
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