Chances Of Getting Hiv Through One Anal Exposure

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anal sex and HIV exposure if your hetrosexual

i was once told by my genecologist that having anal sex with my husband expossing me and him to hiv even if we are both neg.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...That's not all that difficult to understand, is it? "How does someone become positive in the first place?" He (or she) must be exposed to someone who is positive (has the virus). Different types of exposures carry different levels of risk. Yes,... Read more »

Potential anal exposure; on PEP. Chance of me remaining negative?

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Hiv prevention (PEP) (TREATMENT AFTER EXPOSURE)

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How Risky Is It?

...Mean? In the late 1980s and early 1990s, several studies were done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure toHIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a higher... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...through breastfeeding or by prechewing food for her infant. In the United States, it is also possible to acquire HIV through exposure to infected blood, transfusions of infected blood, blood products, or organ transplantation, though this risk is... Read more »
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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure toHIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...safe if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative); You both have sex only with your partner; and Neither one of you gets exposed toHIV through drug use or other activities. Oral sex has a lower risk of infection than anal or vaginal sex,... Read more »
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