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Having Sex Just Once With A Hiv Positive Person

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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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Anal sex with HIV positive person whose Viral load about having HIV? 4400. Chances of me

I'm sorry i'm not good in English.(This topic was posted from Thailand)I want to ask you some questions about chances of getting HIV.Last week i had anal sex with my partner. we protected with condom but it ended up breaking and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is very risky business, particularly because your top gun was apparently not on antiretroviral therapy. PEP begun 13 hours after the exposure will help abort or prevent viral... Read more »

I had sex with an HIV Positive person

Hello. I was the bottom in with an HIV positive top. The condom broke while we were having sex. I felt it broke and we immediately stopped. It broke during the initial penetration so there was no ejaculation. I am still very concerned. I was...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Given the story, I think it is very low risk of infection. Post exposure prophylaxis (taking HIV meds after an exposure) works best if started as soon as possible. The 72 hour window is made up from animal data. At this point I see no benefit of... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

Sex between 2 poz guys (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I've been asked by another poz guy to have bareback sex. I don't know the facts. One would think that since we're both poz it doesn't matter, but I've heard otherwise. I'm the top, but I don't know if that makes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You've heard correctly! It does indeed matter! Poz-on-poz couplings are at risk for superinfection (acquiring a different strain of the virus) and for other STDs that could make your HIV disease flare out of control. My advice is always to... Read more »
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food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both chew... Read more »

Window period - Clarify once and for all

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I just want to clarify to those who keep asking why there is a descrepancy about 6 week, 3 month, or 6 month window period? The reason is that when HIV testing first came out, the test require 3-6 months to detect the antibodies. Keep in mind this... Read more »

** Oral Sex HIV Positive Ever? **

Posted by Polar, 2 Replies
Has anyone tested HIV Positive from Oral Sex? I keep hearing that it's virtually impossible from the Sender and rare in the Receiver... Read more »