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Chances Of Contracting Hiv

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Chances of contracting HIV

I recently exposed to a risk of contracting HIV. On the 22nd of Dec 2012 involved a protected sex but condom was ripped. I immediately changed the condom (the activity with the broken condom was very short (less than 30 seconds). Then I have a...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst, condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. Having it break but noticing right away and changing is good thing and though your risk increases some, but not... Read more »

Chances of having contracted HIV

Dear doctor, I had protected sex with a street prostitite 7 weeks ago and the condom broke, I only... Read more »

What is my chance of contracting hiv?

Hi.I am a medical technologist in a hospital. I was drawing blood on a patient once when i... Read more »
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CDC Says Birth Control Doesn't Raise Women's Risk of Contracting HIV

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publicly endorsed what the World Health Organization announced earlier this year : There is no proven link between using hormonal contraceptives such as the birth control pill or Depo-Provera... Read more »
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HIV/Malaria Co-Infection Nearly Doubles HIV Viral Load, Increases Chance of Transmission, Study Says

The HIV viral load levels of an HIV-positive person nearly doubles when he or she becomes co-infected with malaria, increasing the likelihood that the person could transmit the virus to someone else, according to a study published in the Jan. 15... Read more »
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Chances of contracting

Posted by giambi25, 1 Reply
If you sleep with somebody(unprotected vaginal) who is hiv+ what are the chance of becoming pos? Also what does oral thrush look like?

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Very worried about possible HIV contraction

Posted by dworried87, 1 Reply
I did something very stupid. I got heavily drunk and I ended up visiting a sex worker at a massage parlor. The parlor wasn't cheap, around 300 dollars total (not sure if this make any difference though).



The actual sex act lasted around 10 minutes.... Read more »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 2 Replies
Hi there,

I have a had a fear of AIDS for the past 6 years. So bad that I could not study for my final exams. this fear is not due to unprotected casual sex or needles, Ive only had one partner in my life.I once had bad acne on my chest and back, and... Read more »

chances of HIV transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi everyone, i was wondering what are the chances of contracting the HIV virus having unprotected sex with someone who has it? for example, i don't understand how magic johnson have the virus and cookie (the wife) who became pregnant doesn't have... Read more »