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How Likely Is It To Get AIDS From Having Sex During Period

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HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person toanother through sex. Safer sex is sex that reduces the chances of spreading orgetting STDs. It involves certain actions...
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Are these likely Symptoms of AIDS?

About 2 years ago I gave unprotected oral sex to a girl I didn't know verywell. At the time I believed that oral sex was much safer than any other form of sex. We also engaged inintercourse, but we used a condom. I realize that I put myself at...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your post. In response to your concerns:First of all, things like tonsillitis, post-nasal drip, pink-eye, asthma, andinner-ear infections are not things directly related to AIDS. These can bedue to multiple causes that... Read more »

3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I've discussed this topic numerous times in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?... Read more »

how long is the widow period for aids

i had sex with a person that i think has aids like2 years ago so i got tested 2 years ago then i got tested 6 months ago n the i got yested yesterday all test came out negative can i be infected?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You have now had 3 tests over a 2 year period, all of which were negative. There is no way that you were infected by this partner.However, the real problem here is that you are having unprotected sex. The lesson to learn is "DON'T HAVE... Read more »

What is my risk of catching HIV/AIDS if I Had unprotected sex with a transsexual for a brief period?

I went to a transsexual bar earlier today. I am a straight male who was "curious" and wanted to experiment. The bartender who is also an escort started to flirt with me and then we started drinking. The transsexual brought to a back area...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAny time you have unprotected sex you put yourself at risk. Anal sex carries the highest risk of HIV transmission, more so for the receptive partner. You should be tested, the standards for testing are to be tested initially at 3 weeks then again... Read more »
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sex with a condom, but she had her period.

Posted by Nelson44, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone,

I just need someone to give me some output regarding having protected sex with a female(most likely HIV-, but not sure)
but in the middle of having sex her period started and there was blood on the condom, no breakage, slippage or... Read more »

Sex while on Period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering if the chances of woman contracting HIV increases if she has intercourse with a HIV+ partner while on her period? I have'nt had much luck finding anything on that, so I would really appriciate it if someone could answer this... Read more »

How likely is that i am infected??

Posted by job12
Hi I sucked the nipple and breast of a lactating sex worker although i cant say Iam 100% sure she was lactating, she told me that she had a 5 month baby so i assumed she is lactating. And I am worried to get inffected with AIDS. Is it possible that... Read more »

how likely?

Posted by whattodo22, 1 Reply
About 2 months i was with a new partner. We didn't actully have sex but it came close. There was alot kissing, skin to skin contact of the genitals, and slight penatraction on and off for about 10 mins, but not full, and no sex actually took place.

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