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Fisting How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV

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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

Table of Contents Introduction Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It Is Better to Know HIV and Women Making a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Introduction Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It iscommon to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, grief, depression, or otherpainful emotions. Even after you have known for some time and think you arecoming to terms with the news,...
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same guy fisted hiv+ person than me, what's the risk?

Hi Dr. RobThanks for this website very informative and useful. great job!Despite browsing through questions couldn't find adequate response to my issue.Yesterday I was playing with 3 guys 1 was hiv positive with undetectable level of HIV. the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Fisting can be dangerous, as it can traumatize your backdoor and love canal. Latex gloves should be used.If your "handyman" actually "washed his hands properly with soap and hot water," your HIV-acquisition risk would be... Read more »

HIV from a Fist Bump -- Possible?? --- Dr. Bob... I Donate to your Foundation Regularly.

Dr Bob, Can you help me with this issue please? I was working with a friend of mine from work. We were snapping metal buttons on a tarp onto a boat. I scratched my hand on a snap. My knuckle. The scratch bled. The gentleman who also is HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Michael.While there is a theoretical risk of HIV transmission if fresh HIV-tainted fluids come into contact with non-intact skin, the chances of this occurring during a fist bump with a 30-minute old scratch are so remote that the chance of... Read more »

Fistful of Dollars or a Fistful of Fear

In November 2012 I received a hand job and sucked the breast of a massage gal. I am not sure if I tasted milk. Since that time I have been sick on and off many times. The list of symptoms is gastritis, sore throat, swollen testicle,and thrush. I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
1. You do not need any more HIV tests. See many posts about breast sucking, hand jobs and other activities that do not transmit HIV.2. Whether you can or can not have sex with your wife may be up to her. Since you are not HIV+ you do not have to... Read more »

fisting risk

i am gay hiv negative male. I have had 3 sexual encounters with a hiv positive male. We used condoms for intercourse but i did insert my fingers and hand into his anus for a few minutes during each encounter.On retraction i did notice blood on my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Since you had contact with the blood of an HIV infected person, it is advisable that you get tested at least three months after exposure.It is unlikely that you would become infected with HIV when fisting another person, but using latex gloves and... Read more »
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veterans vs. newbies...let the fists fly.....

Posted by Lovinlife, 2 Replies
I have been reading a lot of posts back and forth where the veterans bash the newbies and then somebody tries to throw in a neutral post to the effect that the veterans really have all the info.
But--here's a thought--HIV has changed quite a bit... Read more »

How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you actually DO have ARS symptoms, how long after those symptoms would one test positive on an antibody test?

And before any of the regulars jump in with the "you cannot judge by symptoms, if you feel you are at risk, get tested"........I think... Read more »

boyfriend just tested positive for hiv

Posted by lion355, 1 Reply
I am a woman and my boyfriend just tested positive for HIV. Ours is a long distance relationship, so the sex was irregular. We had unprotected sex during the course of one year. I was negative in the beginning of our relationship and he was... Read more »