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Hiv Prophylaxis After An Unprotected Sexual Encounter

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Unprotected sexual encounter

I had an unprotected sexual encounter with another person (7 days ago) who is unsure of their HIV status. I understand there are sensitive tests that can detect viral genetic material well before my body could produce antibodies to the virus. What...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
part of the problem is that the internet includes out dated as well as current info, so you get conflicting data. The combo test that tests for HIV antibodies and the p24 antigen of the virus is what you are looking for. Testing at 10 days or more... Read more »

unprotected encounter

Yesterday I had unprotected anal intercourse. I found out the guy is positive. I do remeber him... Read more »

Unprotected Vaginal Encounter and Tesing

Hi Doctor, I am from India. I am a circumcised male. I had an unprotected vaginal intercourse with... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

The authors compared the situational characteristics of protected and unprotected sexual encounters that involved alcohol use two hours prior with ones that did not. The data were collected from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexual Encounters With Undetectable HIV-Positive Men

Many HIV experts have recently become embroiled in a new controversy: Does an undetectable viral load translate to significant reduction in HIV transmission during sex? If so, are condoms necessary? What message should be imparted by physicians to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States

Summary Introduction Evidence of Possible Benefits from nPEP Evidence of Possible Risks from nPEP Cost-Effectiveness of nPEP Evidence of Current Practice Evaluation of Persons Seeking Care After Potential Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV ... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection with the virus after a known exposure. Currently, PEP is primarily intended for the prevention of infection... Read more »
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2 unprotected sexual encounters

Posted by sadface, 5 Replies
HI all...I am new at this so bare with me. This is very difficult for me and this is the first time I have been totally honest.
I am a married woman of 2 years, I have been with my husband for 5 years total. I cheated on him twice since we have been... Read more »

2 unprotected encounters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
ok i had two sexual expereinces on sept 10 and 17th, both female unprotected. well i took a 2 month elisa test and passed it, and i also have taken a 3 month elisa and passed it. but when i was taking these test i noticed that my tongue was broken... Read more »

Am I infected after sexual encounter 7 years ago?

Posted by peaches900, 2 Replies
Hi I'm 21 years old turning 22 in a few weeks. When I was 14 years old I met a guy who was about 22 years old at that time and we had unprotected non-penetrative sex. I was naked and he was naked and he kept humping me right between my vagina and... Read more »

Unprotected encounter with girl from Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A friend of mine had a possible exposure and was test 4,6 and 8 weeks after and was negative. he was tested for hiv-1. Would he have showed up pos by now if he was infected? does high risk exposure serocovert faster than a low risk exposure?... Read more »