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Can My Wife Get Thrush From Sex

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9 weeks after protected vaginal sex w/HIV+ developed thrush

I will try to keep this short and to the point but please know all help is apreciated.I met this girl in a bar and just found out HIV+ after 7 weeks.Post risk factor of vaginal sex w/condom (no oral not even kissing) by approximatly 8 weeks tested...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Have you been diagnosed with thrush? If not, you should leave the diagnosis of symptoms up to a doctor.It is highly unlikely that you would have been infected with HIV when having sex with a condom with an HIV infected woman. Condoms are very... Read more »

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Thrush and other questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I had a low risk exposure (receiving oral sex and fingering with broken skin). About two weeks later I started getting severe joint pain. I wasn't even thinking about HIV as I thought I was not exposed. However my wife developed thrush at week 4.... Read more »

oral sex, hepes. thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am terrified. I know my risk is low, but I have been extremely anxious over this anyway. I have been having panic attacks frequently.
Just over 4 weeks ago, I gave oral sex to a guy that I've known since i was a teenager. He did not ejaculate, but... Read more »

Thrush and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My girlfriend has thrush and I'm concerned if she could have HIV. We've always practiced safe sex, but I'm still concerned. She has had a cough and has been taking antibiotics. The doc said that the medicine kills a lot of bacteria in the body... Read more »

Thrush or not?

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, hope someone can help. I have always practised safer sex, included in this is oral sex without taking any semen in my mouth etc., and so I have always thought that I was safe from catching HIV. However, about 3 months ago i had a cold (so did my... Read more »