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Can I Be Hiv After One Time Exposure

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I'M SCARED I MIGHT HAVE CONTRACTED HIV THROUGH A ONE TIME EXPOSURE

HI I'M A MALE N I HAD UNPROTECTED ORAL SEX , AND HE PUT THE TIP OF HIS PENIS IN MY ANUS FOR A BRIEF SECOND CAUSE I TOLD HIM TO TAKE IT OUT BECAUSE I HURTED ME.... N WHEN O WHIPED MY BUTT THERE WAS BLOOD ON THE TISSUE SO DO U THINK I'M AT...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I can tell that this has been worrying you and I understand why: it's a new situation with unknown variables.HOWEVER, it sounds like your risk for HIV was low.Unprotected oral sex is very low risk for HIV. While your... Read more »

it takes only one time (HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION) (HIV TRANSMISSION AFTER ONE EXPOSURE)

This is a comment on one of the readers questions asking if you can get hiv by penetrating a woman... Read more »

one-time vaginal exposure anxiety

About 5 1/2 years ago I (male) had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman of unknown status. The... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Research Efforts Into Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

By the middle of next year, more people from around the world will be enrolled in trials to test pre-exposure prophylaxis as an HIV prevention method than in trials for HIV vaccine candidates or microbicides, according to a report released Sunday by... Read more »
TheBody.com

Day One With HIV: "Perhaps It Was Time to Give Up"

Gregory Fowler Rather than talk now about my Day One Story, I thought I would share my personal journal entry from that day: April 18, 1988 The end of a long day. What else can I say about it? I turned 30 years old. It's supposed to be one... Read more »
ImStillJosh.com

The Dude Who Exposed Me to HIV Speaks, Part One

Read Part Two of this blog entry. Y'all, I am truly humbled and excited to be able to feature a guest blog, although anonymous, from the guy who unintentionally and unknowingly exposed me to HIV on December 18, 2011. Since I started this blog... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Preparing for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Table of Contents Introduction PrEP to Prevent HIV Infection The Different Flavours of PrEP The Changing Terminology: Microbicides as a Form of PrEP What Is Being Researched? What Evidence Is Available So Far -- Does PrEP Work? Partial... Read more »
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one exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm just curious as to whether anyone contracted HIV after one exposure...I've had only one questionable incident, and I do plan to get tested after the appropriate time and although the odds are low for one exposure, I'm sure that some people have... Read more »

One exposure = seroconvertion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everybody.
I had 1 unprotected anal exposure to a person at high risk. There was no ejac. (but probably precum) but later he fingered and there might be some on his finger. It is true that it is reasonable I should consider him as positive in... Read more »

is seven weeks post exposure enough time to tell?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a victim of rape and I know that he didn't use protection and that is all I know about him. I am so scared that I am going to have hiv. I had a test done at four weeks after which was negative and now my DR reccomends one at 7 weeks then... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
Hello
I've been very concerned lately because 6-8 months ago (could have been as early as 4 months ago) I noticed a small white spot on the side of my tongue. Initially I didn't think anything of it and thought it was something that I ate or a change... Read more »