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Posted by bartleby, 1 ReplyAnswer this anonymous questionnaire to discover your level of HIV risk.
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Posted by AnonymousI have a question for anyone who is knowledgeable in HIV infection risk factors.
About 15 weeks ago I had unprotected sex with a female stripper for about 40 seconds to a minute. I stopped her after that. I did not ejaculate. In the following six... 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 »
Posted by ratherconcerned, 1 ReplyHi, I'm a male who has sex with men, and I have an HIV-related concern. My last negative HIV test was on 4/7/08, which was 45 days after an unprotected encounter with another guy who I know fairly well and who claims to be HIV-. (I was both the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies2 weeks post possible exposure: (no other exposures in the past)
1-diarrhea (resolved in one day with over the counter meds)2- severe abdmoinal pain 3- neck tighness +sore throat 4- loss of appetite.5-chills twice, mild night sweats twice6-loss of... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there,I do not think either of these were high risk situations. I would not be concerned about any vaginal fluid (and HIV) finding its way into your body in the manner in which you described. HIV is not transmitted this way.In health,Richard... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,HIV is not your problem. So I'll be brief.1. Even with the recently removed sliver your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. (This assumes the latex condom was used properly and didn't fail.)2. Water from the washcloth dripping onto... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi Ms Anxious,First, I agree with you 100%: You should have asked him about his HIV status, when the last time he was tested, and what his condom usage was like BEFORE the clothes came of. Keep that in mind for the next time.I do not think you were... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThere is no risk from these situations at all.If you find that it's difficult for you to accept this, even after hearing the explanation, it may be helpful to seek out a professional who can help you manage some of this anxiety/stress.Hope this... Read more »
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Rapid Assessment of Drug-Related HIV Risk Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Three South African CitiesThe researchers designed the current study to assess the association between drug use and risky sexual behavior among men who have sex with men (MSM) in locations known to have high prevalence rates of drug use and sexual risk behavior in three... Read more »
STD/HIV Prevention Practices Among Primary Care Clinicians: Risk Assessment, Prevention Counseling, and TestingThe authors' objective in the current study was to describe current practices of primary care (PC) clinicians for STD/HIV control services, including risk assessment, prevention counseling, and testing. Qualitative interviews were conducted to... Read more »
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