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Worry over "HIV risk first time EMERGENCY" during protected vaginal sex

Hey, this is my first time here and Ive been reading a lot of information from fellow users. First off back in November 2011 I had my first protected sexual intercourse with a friend of mine. She had more than 15 boyfriends and her HIV status is...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Since the sex you had with your friend was protected, you didn't have any risk for HIV from it.It doesn't matter so much how many boyfriends she's had in the past (good for her, for having a good time!). What... Read more »

HIV risk? unprotected vaginal sex twice...

I had unprotected vaginal sex with an entertainer that works at a bar on 22 Nov. 2010 and 18 Dec.... Read more »

Risk of HIV from protected oral and vaginal sex with extreme stress!

Hi Doctor Erik,I had a low risk exposure with a prostitute in early january in Thailand. I had... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Although the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials Worry That Ease of Finding Meth, Sex on Internet Will Lead to Increase of HIV Among MSM

Some health officials are concerned that the ease with which people can use the Internet to find crystal methamphetamine and sex partners will lead to an increase in the number of new HIV cases among men who have sex with men, Reuters reports. Web... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Anti-HIV Gel Shows Promise in Large-Scale Study in Women

An investigational vaginal gel intended to prevent HIV infection in women has demonstrated encouraging signs of success in a clinical trial conducted in Africa and the United States. Findings of the recently concluded study, funded by the National... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Women: The Sex Factor

22% of people living with AIDS in the U.S. are women: 88,815. In 2003, 27% of new HIV infections in the U.S. were in women. African-American women are 25 times more likely than white women and four times more likely than Latina women to have an... Read more »
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Help! Protected vaginal sex

Posted by HannahZ, 1 Reply
Hi! First time posting and scared to death.

I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »

PLEASE help! Rash, no fever...worried SICK

Posted by molls1992, 5 Replies
I had unprotected sex with someone about 3 weeks ago. (stupid, I know). I know him well (not that that matters, I know)....and from what I KNOW of him, he hasn't been with anyone other than me for over a year, and is 100% heterosexual.
I just had an... Read more »

If a woman bleeds during vaginal sex does that increase the risk of hiv?

Posted by Reez79, 2 Replies
A woman I met almost a week ago we had unprotected sex twice and she started bleeding. She claimed it was cause of a tumor on her lower stomach or uterus. Can't remember where she said its at. I'm 29 and she 40. We had sex yesterday.

I'm now worried... Read more »

Fever and sore throat, I am scared!

Posted by WorriedGgirl, 1 Reply

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 hadn't had sex in a while), we use a condom, he went soft and pull out, no condom slippage. Then we started talking, and we were... Read more »