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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, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person toanother through sex. Safer sex is sex that reduces the chances of spreading orgetting STDs. It involves certain actions...
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please help!!!! hiv worried and window period

hi, im really worried about having hiv, last month of may, i have protected sex with a girl with unknown status, about 20 hours before i have sex with her, i masterbated, this is my question, specifically, what is the meaning of non-intact skin that...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst let me shout SUICIDE is not the answer! Testing over the years has become more sensitive and the guidelines now are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you. Also the... Read more »

"window period for HIV testing" 7 after unprotected sex

I had unprotecting sex about 7 months ago. I am not sure if this person has been infected with any STDs? I gave blood and had a 10 point test done. My main concern was HIV since I had no other symptoms that would indicate that i had an STD. All my...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,We would recommend getting tested for HIV at 3 months. There's an extremely small chance of taking longer than that. Six months is the longest it could take (again, only on that extremely small unlikely off-chance). So... Read more »

getting symptoms over a lengthy period, very worried

Hello EricI am a 20 year old female and am very concerned about a varity of symptoms i have been experiencing over the past 2 months, after having unprotected vaginal sex with a heterosexual male for about a muinit. The symptoms iv been having are...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your questions,1) Yes2) Yes3) A better question for your doctor4) Rashes can be caused by <i>countless</i> things5) Absolutely6) Again, a better question for your doctor7) A definitely possibility there!8) There is risk from... Read more »

sex during her period after roughly scratching testicles

I had sex with a women and she had her period. I'm worried because I had been really scratching my testicles a little before. I feel like I cut them somewhat with my nails. What are the chances of HIV infection? How long do I have to wait to...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV antibody testing is considered to be accurate three or more months after exposure.If your partner's blood did not have access to your mucous membranes or bloodstream, then you are not at risk for infection. Using a latex condom is the best... Read more »
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Worried about possible hep b/c delaying HIV window period

Posted by n1368585, 2 Replies
Hi

I had a possible exposure (unprotected sex with csw) in Thailand in nov 2011.

I tested negative with 3rd gen ELISA at 4,8,10, 13 and 16 weeks.

Also did a ELICA at 8.5 months which was negative.

However, here is the worrying part. I have been... Read more »

sex with a condom, but she had her period.

Posted by Nelson44, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone,

I just need someone to give me some output regarding having protected sex with a female(most likely HIV-, but not sure)
but in the middle of having sex her period started and there was blood on the condom, no breakage, slippage or... Read more »

Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
Hey all, i'm so worried about myself and i need someone to advice me... This is my story :-
I'm living &amp; working at Cameroon, and as mostly of people know that HIV is too much here as well as other African countries, and i made many relations... Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
About a month ago I foolishly had unprotected sex with a stranger in a adult video store booth. The encounter was very brief, infact, he was only inside of me for a couple seconds when I asked him to pull out of me. I realize and fully acknowledge... Read more »