Getting Head And HIV Testing
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Probably OCD Lady,First off, I'd drop the "probably." Your fears of contracting HIV from a rapid HIV test are irrational. A detailed explanation is not warranted. Suffice it to say that lancets and pricking devices used for... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,With so many people writing in requesting information and reassurance, I will not be able to continue to "answer a few more questions" and urge you to use the archives, as the information you request is there!Briefly:1.Symptoms, no... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,In general HIV is not all that easy to contract! For instance, the estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring the virus from unprotected insertive vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. If the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Welcome back to the forum. First of all, I'm glad you took my advice, saw an HIV specialist, and had your PEP regimen adjusted. (See initial post below.)While it is true that only the six-month post-PEP HIV-antibody test gives you a... Read more »
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Posted by donBoth you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.
You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
and... Read more »
Posted by rjasin123, 2 RepliesFrom our own experts at thebody.com
"Many people are fearful that they have HIV, even though they are either at very low risk of infection, or have tested negative for HIV. The common term informally used... Read more »
Posted by infectedboy, 4 Repliesexposure >
protected vag intercourse with dirty sex worker while drunk...condom didn't 'break' but not sure it was used "properly" and i think i was sloppy taking it off ... unprotected blow job and remember her saying she had sore in mouth... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI am male 27, never had sex in my life other than once
i squeezed a boobs of a girl and two days back a Big
Mistake which I did in my life. I feel You will help
me in this problem.
Please Help, Two days back I went to a Prostitute...
I kissed her all... Read more »
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