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Can You Catch Hiv From One Time Of Intercourse

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What is the probability of HIV transmission from one episode of unprotected vaginal intercourse?

Dear Dr. Cordova,About 5 weeks ago, I was having sex with a girl I met at a bar and my condom broke. I realized this had happened only after I pulled out. As a consequence I have been increasingly worried about having contracted HIV during these...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:The risk from this particular situation is fairly low. A one-time incident of insertive vaginal sex is not the highest risk situation. Blood banks do screen for the presence of HIV. If there was HIV present in the blood that she donated,... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The... Read more »

could i catch hiv from my own semen (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

i just want to know that if put my own semen on a sex toy and insert it in to me can i catch... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boys' Perceived, Actual Condom Knowledge Possibly Related to Use During First Intercourse, Study Says

Teenage boys who believe they know how to use condoms properly but actually do not are less likely to use condoms the first time they have sexual intercourse than boys who are better informed about condom use and boys who have a low level of condom... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of HIV Transmission From Heterosexual Intercourse Could Be Underestimated, Study Finds

The standard method for assessing risk of HIV transmission through heterosexual intercourse could be flawed, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases and presented at the XVII International AIDS Conference on Tuesday,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long Run

How much do you think it would cost the health department of a major American city to reduce the amount of gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis and possibly even HIV by 20%? More importantly, if you had to devise the simplest and most cost-effective way... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Catching Up With Pathogenesis and Cure Research From CROI 2014

In addition to studies covered in prior posts (a possible second pediatric cure case , Sangamo's gene therapy and limitations of latency-reversing agents ), CROI 2014 featured a smorgasbord of presentations related to pathogenesis and cure... Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »

Worries Free - Not easy to Catch HIV

Posted by VENT
Lads & CHats,
It has been quite sometime since my last post on this bullentin. I think Jackie_Blue still remember me & all Folks like Guess, Shane, Oooppps had once stick with this poster for all the warm greeting & words from this... Read more »

HIV from one-time sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I want to know how many women contract HIV from having sex with a + person only a few times. I know it is possible, but I've heard it usually takes repeated exposure to the virus to contract the disease (unless the couple engages in higher-risk... Read more »