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Does A Girl Get Hiv Or Aids When She Gets Raped

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Rape and HIV fear

3 weeks ago, I was date raped by this guy. Of course, he didn't use a condom. 12 days after the incident, I got flu-like symptoms which come and go - sore throat and sometimes my legs/arms are hot as if I have a fever. But when I check my body...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...First, you should report the rape. There is no reason to let him get away with this.The symptoms you are having are very non-specific. They could be due to anxiety Read more »

rape, pregnancy, and hiv

after pouring over your forum for days i must say i love you dr. bob, your humor has made a... Read more »

Rape Survivor - HIV NEGATIVE at 3 months/13 weeks?

I (I'm a female) was raped by a formal friend who tested HIV negative and is with the police. I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Sex Law to Curb HIV/AIDS, Marital Rape in Zimbabwe

...Zimbabwe has passed a new law that criminalizes the deliberate transmission of HIV, recognizes rape in marriages and imposes heavy penalties for a host of sexual offenses. The Sexual Offenses Act, which also seeks to protect Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Facebook a Stage for AIDS Rape Documentary

...Michealene Risley will be interviewed at the Facebook Live studio in Palo Alto, Calif., just hours before her documentary on rape and AIDS myths debuts in more than 100 US theatres. "Tapestries of Hope" spotlights the myth, common in Zimbabwe,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L.A. Times Profiles Several Rwandan Women Who Contracted HIV Through Rape, Not Receiving AIDS Drugs

...The Los Angeles Times on Sunday profiled several of the "thousands" of Rwandan women who were raped during the country's 1994 massacres and subsequently have tested HIV-positive in "a kind of echo of the genocide." According Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rape Survivors Should Be Given Access to PEP to Prevent HIV Transmission, Opinion Piece Says

...according to Hofmann. Instead of the bill under consideration by Spitzer, New York needs a "law that allows all women who have been raped free access to PEP as soon as possible after an attack," Hofmann writes, concluding, "In a hospital,... Read more »
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i was raped..will i get aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was raped 2 times about 10 years ago, now with three childern i live in fear every day that i will show up with aids. What would my chances Read more »

raped and living with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...hi, my name is lacy. i live in denver. i am 17 years old. my stepfather who is poz raped me and now i am infected. found out about 1 month ago. i have been contemplating suicide. i really don't know what to do. Read more »

Date Rape Drugs HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...know he wore a condom, took it off and put another one half-way through. I really don't know what to do...I was obsessed with HIV before, but now I don't think I can take it. I have to wait another 2 1/2 months to get a positive test, I'm so... Read more »

i was raped...will i get aids

Posted by Anonymous
...back negative. Thank-god! So am i freaking out about this for nothing? I think that maybe i feel as if it was my fault that got raped not only once but twice! So if all my tests come back negative all the time then, how can i make this fear go... Read more »