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How Does A Sexually Active Person Avoid Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...consider sex to include any practices that a person finds erotic and sexually exciting. Remember, telephone hotline staffers are available to talk with you about any of these issues. Within California, call the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's California AIDS Hotline toll free at 800/367-AIDS . Outside California, call your state's AIDS Hotline or the CDC-Info line, toll free at 800-232-4636. To find the number for your state's hotline...
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Anal Rimming my HIV possitive partner without and other Sexual activity

The day before my partner found out he was HIV positive I licked and rimmed his anus. We did not do anything else. No anal penetration , no Penis to mouth contact. We never and still haven't had sex. So I was doing research online and saw that I may...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below.Dr. BobAnalingus and HIV transmission Mar 8, 2010This question may sound silly, but yesterday a guy preformed analingus on me for about 45 minutes. Read more »

Trying to retake my sexual activity (SAFE SEX)

Dr. Bob:I'm a 29 years old guy who sent you a question with the title "I'm very concerned about what I've done in the last years". I sent a donation to your foundation the last year and now I'm donating to some of the local organizations who work...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condom. The choice remains yours.2.Most guidelines would recommend STD screening, including HIV testing, every six months for sexually active folks with multiple partners. 3.Why forget about vaginal sex? If a latex or polyurethane condom is used... Read more »

Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...start out by I don't really know much about HIV or AIDS but I have been married for almost 5 years my husband and I are very sexually active. Before him I was also sexually active and I have had several test done and been neg. I have had 2... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...start out by I don't really know much about HIV or AIDS but I have been married for almost 5 years my husband and I are very sexually active. Before him I was also sexually active and I have had several test done and been neg. I have had 2... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use, Sexual Activity, Patient-Provider Communication, and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Infected Patients in Care, San Francisco, 2004-2006

...methamphetamine use, sexual activity, injection drug use, patient-provider communication and medication adherence among HIV-infected persons in care, the researchers administered a one-page anonymous survey in 2004 and 2006. The setting was two... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...well. Fact Sheet 403 has more information on ART. The good news about taking ART is how well it works. There is no cure for AIDS and ART won't get rid of HIV infection, but it can help you live a full, healthy life. ART can also make it very... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat,... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...Abstinence is a choice but with that comes the need to recognize the importance of using a condom once the person chooses to become active sexually. Individuals who choose abstinence are often infected with HIV because they do not use a condom... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...standard HIV test, which detects only the antibodies that develop weeks or more rarely months after infection. Indeed, most people will get negative results on an antibody test for three to six weeks after infection. The viral load test,... Read more »

HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...can really hurt my health. I was wondering how long it would take for my blood to show if I had HIV? The last time we were sexually active was about two months ago...if I got tested now would it show up or would I have to wait a few more... Read more »