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First time exposure to HIV. Am I infected?

Dr. Frascino,I am not even sure if this is the right forum on which to ask this question, but here is my dilemma. I have been in a monogamous relationship with my boyfriend for three years. Both of us tested negative when we started dating and both...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Sir,This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his... Read more »

First time exposure to HIV. Am I infected?

Dr. Frascino, Here is my dilemma. I have been in a monogamous relationship with my boyfriend for three years. Both of us tested negative at the beginning of our relationship. After a heated argument last week, I got pretty intoxicated and ended up...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Unprotected sex places you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. That your random-hook-up-bottom-boy tops his positively charged partner bareback is worrisome. I agree with you this carries considerable risk. What his HIV test... Read more »

First time gay experience led to HIV exposure.

Dear DrI'm 28 and have never considered myself to be gay, however, last week, for numerous reasons, I slept with a guy who has been interested in me for a year. We used protection apart for a few minutes at the end when i was active.Ten minutes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sorry to hear your first gay experience had to be so traumatic!You don't mention the type of sex (oral vs. anal) you had, but the basic facts are:1.Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. (Anal sex... Read more »

"Possible HIV exposure" from first gay experience..?

Hi and just wanted to say thank you very much for your input. So exactly 8 days ago I had my first homosexual encounter. I performed oral sex on another man. I was extremely careful in everything I did. I made sure he wore a condom during the...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There's no risk of HIV from the sex you describe. The condom kept your mouth from getting any semen in it. Also, oral sex is considered to be very low risk even when unprotected.I can imagine if this was your first time... Read more »
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Unfortunate Sexual exposure/ injection exposure

Posted by joe62, 2 Replies
Hi to the wonderful people of this website. I want to narrate my story for information and advise.
I am an expat, while away to a third world country, i had a contact with a women with unknown status, and she stayed with me for two weeks, I was well... Read more »

question about unprotected sexual exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Question: If I had unprotected sex several times with someone who could possibly have been exposed to HIV (I'm not sure if he was ever tested) and he pulled out before ejaculation, do you think I still have a great chance of getting HIV if he does... Read more »

Anxiety about first time

Posted by StupidKid, 1 Reply
I was planning my first time with a guy tonight after meeting him at a party. We went back to his place and he swore he was HIV negative because I was very scared about it.

I gave him oral sex for a few minutes and then he pulled me onto the bed and... Read more »

Painful Lymph Nodes After 3 Months ( Very High Risk Exposure )

Posted by David78, 3 Replies
I am a gay man I had several unprotected sexual activities during the first ten days of october with two different guys ( unknown hiv status ) in two cases I was top ( unprotected ) and in one case I was bottom ( unprotected internal ejaculation ).... Read more »