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Just made donation- please help assess HIV risk

On June 30 of last year I had protected sex with a CSW. She put the condom on me with her mouth and it stayed on the whole time during intercourse. I have two possible risk factors and subsequent possible symptoms.1. I had a sliver in my index...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV is not your problem. So I'll be brief.1. Even with the recently removed sliver your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. (This assumes the latex condom was used properly and didn't fail.)2. Water from the washcloth dripping onto... Read more »

please assess my risk

My only possible exposure occured about 2 and 1/2 months ago. I am male and performed oral sex on... Read more »

Please assess, thank you.

Hello, Doctor. I was under a lot of stress the last month and I would appreciate a few answers. I... Read more »
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Introduction Cardiovascular Complications CVD Risk Assessment Managing CVD Risk ART Choices and Lipid Changes Treatment Switching Summary References Introduction Metabolic and morphological changes, collectively referred to as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Housing and HIV Go Hand in Hand

Philadelphia is beginning a needs assessment to better chart the intersection of HIV and housing issues for 2012-17. More than 140,000 HIV-affected U.S. households struggle with unstable housing, according to the National AIDS Housing Coalition.... Read more »
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Video Doc Helps HIV-Positive Patients Reduce Risky Behaviors

Paul Gilbert, ScM A computer-based interactive risk assessment and risk reduction counseling program using a video doctor sharply reduces sexual and drug risk behaviors by HIV-positive patients, according to UCSF researchers who developed and... Read more »
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Assessment of HIV Testing of Urban Injection Drug Users: Implications for Expansion of HIV Testing and Prevention Efforts

In the current study, the researchers set out to "determine the extent of HIV testing among urban injection drug users (IDUs) to assess whether an expansion of targeted testing programs would be consistent with national goals to identify previously... Read more »
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Risk Factor and Assessment

Posted by Anonymous
I have a question for anyone who is knowledgeable in HIV infection risk factors.

About 15 weeks ago I had unprotected sex with a female stripper for about 40 seconds to a minute. I stopped her after that. I did not ejaculate. In the following six... Read more »

Risk assessment, or, how screwed am I?

Posted by ratherconcerned, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm a male who has sex with men, and I have an HIV-related concern. My last negative HIV test was on 4/7/08, which was 45 days after an unprotected encounter with another guy who I know fairly well and who claims to be HIV-. (I was both the... Read more »

Risk assessement please, am so so scared

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
2 weeks post possible exposure: (no other exposures in the past)
1-diarrhea (resolved in one day with over the counter meds)2- severe abdmoinal pain 3- neck tighness +sore throat 4- loss of appetite.5-chills twice, mild night sweats twice6-loss of... Read more »

risk assessement please, i am scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
2 weeks post possible exposure: (no other exposures in the past)
1-diarrhea (resolved in one day with over the counter meds)2- severe abdmoinal pain 3- neck tighness +sore throat 4- loss of appetite.5-chills twice, mild night sweats twice6-loss of... Read more »