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Could One Encounter Lead To Hiv

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Chance of Hiv after first encounter.

Hi, back in January I met a girl at a bar and she took me back to her place. One thing lead to another and we ended up having sex. I wore a latex condom during vaginal (there was no anal) but the oral was not protected. The condom did not break an...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,An intact condom will prevent HIV during vaginal sex. Unprotected oral sex is typically pretty low risk for HIV. To make sure of your status it's great that you've gotten tested. It's going to be good to wait... Read more »

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... Read more »

Low risk encounter: Should I get a test?

Dear Dr. Bob,I am a young(25), recently out, gay man.I've never had any type of sex or... Read more »
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wife had one encounter...when to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Skipping the circumstances.......wife performed unprotected oral on a guy. He pulled out but she's certain he came some first. She spit it out but probably swallowed some. He says he's negative, but we're going to get tested. First I've done a lot... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello Experts,

My possible exposure are as below along with testing history...Pls guide me Do I 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... Read more »

Recent encounter with a HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there

Just recently I had a sexual encounter with an HIV + man, I am a HIV- man. We engaged in kissing (I know, no risk), oral sex (he wore a condom I did not and neither of us came in each others mouths) and mutual masturbation. He also used... Read more »

Can I get HIV from fingering? Casual encounter and terrified about it

Posted by WorriedGgirl, 2 Replies
My boyfriend broke up with me and I was really sad and feeling really unattractive. So a friend told me to hock up with someone and I contact a guy from craigslist. I went to his house and we had sex, and I felt my vagina opening tearing a bit (I... Read more »