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Hiv High Risk Areas

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

Safer Sex Why Practice Safer Sex? Pregnancy Guidelines Why Latex? Safe Sex Guidelines Lubricant Condoms & Other Safer Sex Devices Types of Condoms Using Condoms Prevent Condom Breakage Using Condoms During Oral Sex Condom Availability Using Dental Dams & Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using Dildoes and...
Ask the Experts

High Risk Guy Woohooing

Hey Doc,Today I am passing a milestone. One year ago, I had my HIV was negative (at 32 weeks). However, after the test, I plunged into worried-well hell. I visited this site and hundreds of others daily. I wrote you two or three times...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOO-de-fricking-HOO! It's about time! Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story and your newfound insights. But before you go, I do have a request: don't forget what you've learned from this experience and... Read more »

a high risk experience in a high risk part of the world

I recently had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Bangkok(a fairly well-known hotbed for HIV/AIDS). About 11 days after my encounter, i began experiencing a very mild sore throat which seemed to only bother me when i woke up first thing in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is or is not HIV infected. The bottom line is that you put yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV, by having unprotected sex and consequently you need an HIV-antibody test... Read more »

Extreme High Risk Please Respond will Donate Generously

Hello.Doctor I had unprotected sex with a street worker which i found out to be hiv postive, about 2 weeks later i devoloped soaking night sweats,fever,strep throat,white tongue, enlarged lymph nodes,in neck,under arms and groin area Went to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex does place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Your negative HIV tests out to 16 weeks are extremely encouraging. However, because you had a significant HIV exposure with a partner known to be HIV positive, the CDC guidelines... Read more »

High risk exposure, and freaking out.

I have been in the Middle East for a few months. I have had three sexual experiences since I have been here. The first two are low risk from my research on this site (protected with an unknown and cunnilingus with no blood). The third is the one...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiIf all went as you described the likelihood of HIV transmission is very small. She did the right thing stopping and having you put another condom on before continuing.The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again... Read more »
Connect With Others

very high risk, boyfriend hiv+, am in a panic

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i live in italy. i met him last april and fell in love with him immediatelly. i knew there was something going on. in june i found out thru a common friend he had had hepatitis b. I asked him several times if he might be hiv+ he answerd no. in june... Read more »

Is this a high-risk exposure???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am worried about a encounter I had recently. I had a one night stand with a girl I didnt really know too well. We were friends and all, but I didnt know her history or anything. Two weeks ago she up an moved away and I have no way to get ahold... Read more »

HIGH RISK - Immensely Worried I've Been Infected

Posted by FoolishMan, 2 Replies
To anyone who can provide guidance/advice (and make it through this long-winded post) I am very grateful.

Approximately 3 weeks ago I engaged in receptive anal sex with a male that I have been seeing off and on for about the past year. It was... Read more »

Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing positive, but does low risk mean that the risk is virtually none? Thanx.

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