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Could One Encounter Lead To Hiv

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Did I dodge a bullet? A potentiall dodgy sexual encounter in Africa

Dr. Frascino,I have particularly enjoyed visiting your forum. I wish it was under different circumstances, but I have greatly appreciated your care, intention, and humor in dealing with sensitive questions from your readers. I am working in Africa...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Johnathan,1. Yes, absolutely.2. No, HIV-antibody tests are essentially foolproof!3. Yes, but the odds of this are extremely remote (statistically speaking).4. No. The Read more »

unprotected with someone who has just been tested

Hello Doctor,Can I first echo what everyone else on here has stated and say you are simply a saint.... Read more »

Can PEP lead to a false negative on a PCR?

Dr Frascino,About three weeks ago I had unprotected anal sex with a man who turned out to be HIV... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...people are receiving more and more attention as this population grows. In fact, on September 18, 2009, the first National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day was held to recognize the need to: Prevent HIV infection in this age group Understand... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

... Table of Contents What Is Domestic Violence? Women, HIV and Domestic Violence Disclosing Safely Minimizing Risk Leaving a Violent Relationship Domestic violence can happen Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 , 2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexual Encounters With Undetectable HIV-Positive Men

...in their daily lives? In January 2008, an important and prestigious panel of experts from the Swiss Federal Commission for HIV/AIDS boldly produced the first-ever consensus statement saying that HIV-positive individuals on effective... Read more »
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worried i might been infected.. scared

Posted by MarkFezo, 1 Reply
...earlier. I washed my mouth out after she left and now 5 months later I am constantly worried that I may have gotten an std or hiv infection from her. I have had absolutely no symptoms out of the ordinary but I know sometimes symptoms do not... Read more »

For People Who Are Worried!! Read This!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi folks!! This is for people much like myself. I just wanted you all to know that hiv infection is very hard to get, especially for heterosexual males. Not impossible, mind you. Just extremely hard. A one time encounter Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...it possible to contract HIV through someone's yeast? I've been reading everywhere that oral thrush is caused primarily by HIV/AIDS people, and that since I contracted a yeast infection on my penis from receiving oral, then that person was likely... Read more »

Encounters and test done..Do I need a test ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...need further testing..? Date Activity Exposure/Result 07/12/04 Condom Failure Failed protected Vaginal intercourse. 15/03/05 HIV Test Hiv-Negative 28/03/05 Protected Insertive Oral Sex Rubbing, Kissing nipples 15/04/05 Protected Insertive Oral... Read more »