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Washing genital organs after unsafe sex

I had an unprotected sex with a lady a week ago. She has just tested positive to HIV test. I washed my penis with soap and water in about 5minutes after sex. Her CD4 test show she has 2.8 I am at risk of HIV? What can I do now that I have not tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Genital washing after unsafe sex does not protect you against HIV. In fact some studies indicate that it may increase the risk of HIV transmission. (See archives for additional information.)Unprotected sex is always a risk for STDs, including... Read more »

Question about pregnancy

Hello.I had a sexual intercourse, today, few hours ago.During the intercourse, I have inadvertently... Read more »

Am I At Risk? I urinated and washed...

Hello Doctor.I was recently on vacation and I hooked up with a guy that said he is HIV neg. I had... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug Maker Merck Seeks Gardasil Approval for Boys

...virus (HPV) vaccine for use in boys. Gardasil prevents infection with the sexually transmitted virus and thus cancers of the genital organs, Merck said. In June 2006, FDA approved use of Gardasil in females ages nine to 26 to prevent cervical... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HPV Vaccine Prevents Genital Warts in Males

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil effectively prevents genital warts in males, according to a study to be presented today at the European Research Organization on Genital Infection and Neoplasia International Multidisciplinary... Read more »
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am i in high risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...any sex intercourse. that guy actually masturbate in front of me. his penis actually only touched the outer surface of my genital organ (the hairy part only) but not going inside (vaginal). but. i'm not sure whether he ejaculated or not. after... Read more »

Helpful Post .PLEASE READ

Posted by Anonymous
...Editor Question The probability of transmission from woman to man is significantly lower than vice versa? I heard that man's genital organ is covered with regular skin except urethral opening which is made of mucuous membrane, in consequense,... Read more »

genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »

Genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Okay well me and my boyfriend both know we have genital warts, and we are going to the clinic friday to get tested for other things and to get treated. But for the most part i am nervous on how they will treat mine, because they are inside of... Read more »