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Chances Of Hiv Infection

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Chances of HIV infection

Posted by BrianJW, 1 Reply
I was obviously not very responsible in a recent sexual encounter and need advise on my chances of HIV infection. It was a routine encounter in a bar that ended in unprotected oral and vaginal sex (no anal). She seemed to be in a low risk group... Read more »

what are the chances of HIV infection ...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if i (male) had unprotected sex with a woman of unknown HIV status (vaginal only) only once, and she is not a prositute (high risk) or anything like that ? i am not circumcised.
i read somewhere, but cant find it now, someone mentioned the... Read more »

What are my chances to be infected with HIV?

Posted by peterxx, 1 Reply
Hi, I am new here. And like the new members here I am worried about my HIV status. Here is my story. I had sex with my girlfriend(oral and vaginal). Once while we were doing our foreplay I penetrated into her vagina without condom. (Just for less... Read more »

Chances of infection?? Please help...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had only one encounter with a female sex worker. I did use a condom. We had sex thrice same night - each time with a new condom though. The whole encounter lasted about two hours. What are my chances???? Please help. It's about 33 days now. I had... Read more »

Chances of Infection (Gman/Switch/etc.)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can it really be true that even the highest risk exposures - unprotected anal sex as a bottom with a known HIV+ male - result in infection only at a rate of up to 3% of the time??? Am I reading that info. correctly??

So it would seem that even in... Read more »
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chances of hiv infection

i am soo devastated. i had unprotected sex on three occassions in 16th december 2012. A week after i got candidiasis my partner confessed in February 26th 2013 that he tested positve and cd4 count was 500. what are the chances that i got an...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-It is impossible to exactly quantify your exact risk of transmission. A lot certainly depends on the viral load of your partner at the time you had sex. The higher the viral load the greater the risk of transmission to you. It also... Read more »

chances of hiv infection

This is a reverse question of one that was previously asked by someone to you on May 6, 1999. My husband is hiv negative, gets tested every yr due to job and I have never been tested. We've been together in a monogamous relationship for 4...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
From that history, I think you are safe. I assume you were not tested during a prenatal visit.MH... Read more »

Chances of HIV infection from Massage Oil

there be any chances of HIV virus in her sweat.??2.Will Massage oil mixed with her sweat if it enters rectum(anus) what are the chances of HIV infection ? Please answer me doctor , I would like to Donate to this wonderful organization , I also did...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. Sweat does not transmit HIV.2. Nonexistent.Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( It's warmly appreciated.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Fever blister chance of HIV infection?

Hi! Just want to start off saying I am always so worried about this disease! I don't know why, I always am worried about catching it. Here's my problem. I got sunburnt on my lips last week and a fever blister appeared. It is healing, it...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIHIV transmission does not occur through casual contact, this includes drinking after someone. Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid from prolonged period of time also HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Last Best Chance" to Halt Spread of AIDS

Dr. Richard Feachem, executive director of the Geneva-based Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, was in Seattle on June 24 to brainstorm at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation about what he regards as the world's "last best chance" to halt... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Linked to Higher Chance of Heart Attack

The risk of heart attack goes up almost 50 percent for HIV-infected people, even when other risk factors are considered, according to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researcher Dr. Matthew Freiberg. The increased risk probably results... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Seeing Chance to End Spread of HIV, City's Health Chief Pushes Earlier Drug Treatment

Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley is recommending that New York City doctors begin treating HIV as soon as a patient is diagnosed with the infection. This change in city policy is being driven by new research showing that early treatment leads... Read more »