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Hiv Transmission Probability Through Sex

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Is HIV transmission probable if I have unprotected anal sex and my VL is undetectable and CD4 600+ for last 10+ years?

Is HIV transmission probable if I have unprotected anal sex with an HIV negative partner and my viral load has been undetectable for over 10 years and my CD4>600?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere are many studies out now that state that someone living with HIV on medication with an undetectable viral load the chances of HIV transmission reduce by 96%. The study is HPTN 052, you can look it up and read it. But it is definitely a good... Read more »

What is the probability of HIV transmission from one episode of unprotected vaginal intercourse?

Dear Dr. Cordova,About 5 weeks ago, I was having sex with a girl I met at a bar and my condom... Read more »

probable oral thrush, hungarian sex club experience

Dr Bob,Firstly, I think you are a benefit to the human race for doing all you have to help promote... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Partner Acquisition While Overseas: Results From a British National Probability Survey

The number of overseas trips made by UK residents has increased dramatically over the past 20 years. While other studies have examined the frequency of partner acquisition abroad, they have used convenience samples and therefore are not... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Probable Acquisition of Multi-Drug-Resistant HIV in Man With Subsequent Rapid HIV Disease Progression: Reality and Reaction

The case report of a man in New York City who apparently was recently infected with HIV resistant to 3 antiretroviral classes and subsequently suffered rapid progression to AIDS has evoked alarm throughout the community of HIV/AIDS clinicians,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Outbreak Identified Among Black Male College Students in North Carolina; Probably Not Limited to State, Study Says

Public health officials have identified an HIV outbreak among black male college students in North Carolina, with the number of newly diagnosed cases suddenly increasing over the previous four years, according to a study presented on Tuesday at the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

No Decrease in Risk per Sex Act?

While studies like those above indicate that prompt treatment significantly reduces the likelihood of HIV transmission, an Australian study published in the February 4, 2010, advance online edition of AIDS yielded the unexpected finding that the... Read more »
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transmission probabilities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
One recent study (from Uganda sero-discordant couples) estimated The probability of transmission per act of vaginal intercourse from HIV-1-positive women to their HIV-1-negative partners was 0.0013 (13 infections per 1000 acts) , compared with a... Read more »

What is the probability that I have HIV?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
I am a hypochondriac. Hypochondriac means health anxiety or health worry. Now I am worried about HIV... So, one day I heard from friends about his auntie got infected with HIV. That time, all i know abut HIV is that its deadly, so i got curious. I... Read more »

probably worried well

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My situation is similar to others I've read, but I thought I'd post it anyways. I had unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status. I have never had an std, anal sex, or used intravenous drugs. She also assured me that she was clean. ... Read more »

probably just me worrying needlessly but

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had unprotected sex a few times about a year ago with a few boys from my small suburban neighborhood. i didn't give it much thought until my mom started to read me an article about hiv/aids the other day. i suddenly freaked out intensely. i went... Read more »