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Advisable to abstain from sex 3 months after risk? "window period"

sir, is it presumed (for the tests beyond window period) that the person getting tested has abstained from sex during the window period? if he has sex with safe partner in this period has he to wait clear 3 months again? ...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question,You're hitting on a nuance of testing advice. We usually say things like "all sexually active people should get tested on a regular basis" or "get tested for HIV 3 months after sex to get your... Read more »

Oral Sex Risk (MAGNETIC COUPLE ORAL SEX TRANSMISSION RISK, 2011)

Hi Dr. Bob,So I've been seeing this guy for a little while now. He's great and I... Read more »
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The intermittent nature of adolescent sex presents a challenge to pregnancy prevention efforts, according to the authors, who added that "understanding why sexually experienced adolescents have sex after a period of abstinence will help clinicians... Read more »
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Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis,... Read more »
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Russia: Injection Drug Use, Sexual Risk, Violence and STI/HIV Among Moscow Female Sex Workers

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High risk and low risk and their conclusive result periods

Posted by optiplex, 2 Replies
Window period should be same for all cases whether its high risk or low risk. There are cases where people got infected through low risk and came out clean even after high risk exposure.
virus cycle is going to be remain same in someone got infected... Read more »

Sex while on Period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering if the chances of woman contracting HIV increases if she has intercourse with a HIV+ partner while on her period? I have'nt had much luck finding anything on that, so I would really appriciate it if someone could answer this... Read more »

Sex during the Window Period.

Posted by anxietyboy, 2 Replies
Does anyone have any advice regarding sex during the window period.

I'm at 9 weeks so far. Tested neg at 25 days.

So far have abstained from sex, but it may happen this weekend with someone I care about very much. The last thing I want to do is put... Read more »

Oral Sex Risk ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello ,

I just found this board and I am hoping to get some advice / reasurrance about a few possible exposures that I have had recently and that the users of this board will not be judgemental about my situation. Here is my situation. I have... Read more »