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How Long After A Risky Sexual Contact Should One Wait To Be Tested For Hiv

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How Risky Is It?

What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? Most people know how HIV is transmitted (see Fact Sheet 150 ). They also know about safer sex guidelines (see Fact Sheet 151 ). However, they may still be exposed to HIV. This can be by...
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Can a child contact HIV from a carrier who's "dads friend"? (CASUAL CONTACT, HIV BASICS)

My daughters (5) and her father, is in a relationship with a girl who is a HIV Carrier on medication. Can the virus be given to my child? I want to make sure to protect her from getting it. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, there is no such thing as an "HIV carrier." Someone is either HIV positive (infected) or HIV negative (not infected).Next, HIV is not transmitted by casual conduct and you should have no fears about your daughter... Read more »

Contacting guy re: Risky Encounter - Update

Thanks so much Doctor for your swift response (which I pasted below). I am worried sick, but if the spanish guys does respond to my initial message you're right I'm just going to be upfront with him. I must ask one more question and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're correct: All my responses are honest. Why would I answer any other way???I absolutely agree with what the clinic doctor told you. The odds you did not contract HIV are indeed very much in your favor.Good luck.Dr. BobC0ontacting guy... Read more »

HIV/STD testing and how long to wait "I infected my wife"

five years ago i had risky encounter then developed many symptoms afterwards but tested neg for hiv plus many other std tests. I recently married and infected her with the virus that she is so sick and wanted to divorce me in just 3 months of our...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question!I'm sorry to hear that your sexual history, after so many years, is interrupting your current relationship. Let's try to work out some details together and make you get the answers you need to move forward... Read more »

HIV risk from sexual contact with escort "Deeply depressed and paranoid, please help me out!!"

I highly appreciate your knowledge and dedication, you helped people get rid of paranoid dilemma enormous times. Last week, I encountered a very "turn-off" experience that still keeps making me feel guilty and repentant. I went to an...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Sounds like you had <b>no risk for HIV</b>. For many reasons in fact (let me follow your numbering):1) No sex? No unprotected penetration? Sounds like <b>no risk</b> to me2) Protected oral sex? Also... Read more »
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Did I wait too long to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was hoping someone could answer my question. I recently found out that my first girlfreind who told me she was a virgin actually cheated on me early in our relationship by having unprotected sex with another guy. We began dating 5 1/2 years ago... Read more »

Are tests valid after another sexual contact?...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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What about people who have another sexual contact or other sexual contacts during the window or latency period?...

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Are test results valid once you've had another sexual contact since getting tested?...

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Sexual contact w/ partner of unknown hiv status

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i bet that topic got your attention. i'm trying to give another source for helping the WW's. Honestly i don't think one person that has posted lately has really reasearched anything about hiv aside from ARS. Can't you realize that the posts GMAN... Read more »

Freaking out - almost all symptoms and several risky acts, please help

Posted by VeryWorried9438, 2 Replies
Since yesterday I've been freaking out fearing potential HIV infection. Have been spending countless hours reading up on this stuff, reading others' stories, and still unsure how to proceed. Talking to someone here and getting your... Read more »