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Hiv Infections From One Time Unprotected Sex

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...people may look perfectly healthy for many years despite the fact that they have HIV in their bodies. The only way to find out if you are infected is by taking an HIV test. Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Primary HIV infection is the first stage of HIV disease, typically lasting only a week or two, when the virus first establishes itself in the body. Some researchers use the term acute HIV infection to describe the period of...
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partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...both partners are HIV positive, not only to prevent superinfection, but also to prevent other STDs that could exacerbate an HIV infection.Dr. BobSuperinfection Real? Apr 18, 2009Dr. Bob,I'm positive, healthy, on meds, undetectable, 765+ tcell,... 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 time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...both partners are HIV positive, not only to prevent superinfection, but also to prevent other STDs that could exacerbate an HIV infection.Dr. BobSuperinfection Real? Apr 18, 2009Dr. Bob,I'm positive, healthy, on meds, undetectable, 765+ tcell,... Read more »

Super infection HIV+ couple

I am still trying to understand whether super infection is possible between spouses who are HIV+ and faithful to each other? We are a couple HIV+ my wife started taking medicines (Trimune 30) more than three years ago when her CD4 count dropped to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reprint it below for those readers who may have had difficulty downloading the reference. Stay well. Stay informed. Dr. Bob Dual HIV Infection A number of individuals infected with more than one strain of HIV have been identified over the past... Read more »

only one time

can i be infected with hiv after just one intercouse?story is,we got drunk and were really attracted to each other.so it got steamy and we had sex,unprotected.but i dont know her sexual history at all.so could i have been infected.thanks doc
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission/acquisition can indeed occur with a single episode of unprotected sex. Certainly not every unprotected sexual coupling leads to HIV infection! In fact statistically, the vast majority of unprotected sexual exposures to an... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...OIs continue to cause considerable morbidity and mortality for three primary reasons: 1) many patients are unaware of their HIV infection and seek medical care when an OI becomes the initial indicator of their disease; 2) certain patients are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...Know What You're Doing Set Your Limits The Bottom Line How Does HIV Spread During Sex? To spread HIV during sex, HIV infection in blood or sexual fluids must be transmitted to someone. Sexual fluids come from a man's penis or... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Is Found to Be Partly Effective at Preventing HIV Infection, but Advocates Express Skepticism

...infected each day around the world, comprehensive sex education and access to proven prevention tools can prevent thousands of HIV infections right now." Another organization, Treatment Action Group (TAG), one of the oldest and most respected... Read more »
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HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the more common ways to contract HIV ? has there been any recording of the Condom Breaking and the person has then contracted HIV ? Has there been any recording of a person sitting on a needle and then getting HIV ? will you know if you... Read more »

Unprotected Sex with an HIV infected Female

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hi There, Im extremely worried after having unprotected sex with a female partner (4/5 times) who has today kindly anounced to me she is HIV positive. During those 4 or 5 times, we also Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails to understand the importance of promoting condom use to prevent HIV infections from occurring. Condoms have been used successfully to prevent HIV infections from the time, when HIV... Read more »