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Chances of contracting

Posted by giambi25, 1 Reply
If you sleep with somebody(unprotected vaginal) who is hiv+ what are the chance of becoming pos? Also what does oral thrush look like?

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low chances but sings are showing I'm HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
2 weeks ago I had sex with a sex trader and there was a low risk of infection because of fingering (most of you know the story) because I bite my nails.. this 2nd week and I'm having neck pain and sore throath.. I think I'm infected :(

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Chances of Cotraction

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I wrote this post below too but I dont know if anyones going to see it but Ive been wondering what the chances of contracting the virus if youve only had sex with the person once? i am a male also and and my partner was a female?I also did contract... Read more »

What are my chances of having hiv if i............

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
48 hours ago i had unprotected sexual intercourse with a woman i believe to have hiv. I came to this conclusion yesterday after a conversation i had with her after fooling around (oral sex only) with her. Last night i was thinking about the possible... Read more »

what are the chances...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What are the chances of contracting HIV from

A. unprotected oral sex with no ejaculation
B. brief (less than 5 minutes) of unprotected intercourse with pull-out (definitely no sperm near or in my body)


I've been having some ARS symptoms like prolonged... Read more »
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Very low risk of contracting HIV when not using condoms

Hello Bob, Many thanks for your second reply, and your categorical denial that cleanliness makes any difference, or that semen-covered fingers in close proximity to a vagina are not infectious. I'm not sure other medics would agree with you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tony,You're most welcome. Regarding your interpretation of the data I presented, it once again points up your fundamental misconception of the science of statistical risk. An estimated per-episode statistical risk for acquisition of HIV... Read more »

Chances of contracting HIV

I recently exposed to a risk of contracting HIV. On the 22nd of Dec 2012 involved a protected sex but condom was ripped. I immediately changed the condom (the activity with the broken condom was very short (less than 30 seconds). Then I have a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst, condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. Having it break but noticing right away and changing is good thing and though your risk increases some, but not... Read more »

Chances of having contracted HIV

Dear doctor, I had protected sex with a street prostitite 7 weeks ago and the condom broke, I only found myself wearing a ring around my penis at the end. I had not been involved in any risky behaviour before and had a skin infection already, and it...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
It is unclear from your post when your last HIV test was. I recommend testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases now if not already done.DW... Read more »

What is my chance of contracting hiv?

Hi.I am a medical technologist in a hospital. I was drawing blood on a patient once when i accidentally pricked my thumb. The needle pricked me with just the tip. Is there a chance that i man get hiv even if the hollow part of the needle did not get...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-While some occupational needle sticks are less risky, if you were truly stuck and there was the potential for direct transmission of blood from the patient into you then it is "possible" for you to acquire HIV (or other blood... Read more »
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