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Can You Have Unprotected Sex With An Hiv-positive Person And Not Catch It

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Ask the Experts

What should I do if I had unprotected sex with an HIV+ person?

I had unprotected insertive anal intercourse (I topped)with my partner who is HIV+. After having sex we noticed blood on both of us. Should I take post exposure prophylaxis? What are the current reccomendations? Are there any know statisics...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more time that passes from the time of exposure, the less likely it is that PEP will be effective in preventing or aborting HIV transmission. I would suggest you visit the closest ER and get started immediately. Your partner's HIV specialist... Read more »

is there treatment for someone who just had unprotected sex with hiv person?

is there any preventive treatment for someone who just had sex with a positive person? Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People in Parts of Costa Rica Have Limited Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Practice Unsafe Sex, Report Says

...coastal cities of Limon and Puntarenas have limited knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention methods, and many practice unsafe sexual behaviors, according to a report released Tuesday, Xinhua News Agency reports. Costa Rica released the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

...Department of Public Health , who helped create that city's policy on prophylactic HIV treatment, said, adding, "If you had unsafe sex while you were drunk or had a condom break, you should take these medicines -- that is what is recommended by... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...lumps. But if you find yourself going back for an HIV test every month even though you haven't done anything high-risk (i.e., unprotected sex or sharing needles), or if you find yourself constantly wondering whether mundane, everyday activities... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...a connection to another person. And it ties very much with what Walt was saying about the intimacy and the emotion aspect of unsafe sex. And so I think that the rates of depression among gay men, and the rates of substance use -- I think that... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Poz Bttm need sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 8 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question is about... Read more »

Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
...this person was positive I was worried about working with him. But the aids helpline said you can't Catch Hiv from working with people. Well.. here I am. in this predicament. maybe i am a jerk but i feel that anybody with Hiv should not be... Read more »

My girlfriend just tol me she is positive.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...My girlfriend of 3 months has just told me she is hiv positive. She said she didn't want to lose me so that is why she didn't tell me earlier. Now thinking back she always insisted Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. It's during these times that we have unprotected sex. He doesn't ejaculate inside me, but there's still the risk. I've read (the late) Stephen Gendin's... Read more »