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How Long After Unprotected Sex Does It Take To Know You May Have A Std

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Husband's HIV/STD status after unprotected sex and testing "Please help"

My husband had unprotected sex with a woman he did not know at all. He tested for HIV at 3 months then again at 5 months using the OraSure mouth swab test. Both came back negative. I read the responses to other questions and learned if he contracted...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Your husband's three month test (and then a five month test) tells us that he is negative. Trust it! Tests are very good at what they do.It sounds like you've read about some things that can affect test results.... Read more »

Help! What is My HIV/STD risk from unprotected anal/vaginal sex?

A week and a half ago I went out with someone I did not know and I had too much to drink. We were... Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: STD Fears as 70 Percent of Single Women Admit to Regularly Having Unprotected Sex

A survey of 2,000 UK females ages 18-40 finds seven of 10 single women regularly practice unprotected sex. DrFox.co.uk, an online pharmacy and prescription service, conducted the poll. The responses indicate the average single woman has had... Read more »
TheBody.com

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

Introduction Guest Panelists Language and Homophobia: What Are We Talking About When We Talk About "Barebacking"? Prevalence: How Widespread Is Unprotected Sex Among Gay Men? Motivations: Why Would Gay Men Put Themselves at Risk? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evidence-Based HIV/STD Prevention Intervention for Black Men Who Have Sex With Men

Corresponding author: Jeffrey H. Herbst, PhD, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. Telephone: 404-639-5386; E-mail: jherbst@cdc.gov . Table of Contents Summary Introduction... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
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Unprotected hetero sex. Likely STD, HIV? HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a male and about two months ago I did a stupid thing and cheated on my girlfriend with a new friend. I had began to have unprotected sex and I freaked out and said that I had to stop because I realized how stupid what I was doing was. I did... Read more »

Symptoms of ARS 10 days after unprotected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am very freaked out I was out with a couple of girlfriends of mine and we went to a bar then to my back to my friends house where we continued drinking. Long story short I had stupid drunk unprotected sex with someone of unknown hiv status. I... Read more »

Why did I have unprotected sex again?

Posted by briannan, 2 Replies
Well this is going to be a long post..but it will help me get through the next two months until I get tested...

Ok, last year I had unprotected sex twice with a young man of unknown status (well negative according to him) and I freaked out and ended... Read more »

Timed, Unprotected Sex to Get Pregnant

Posted by CSS, 3 Replies
I posted my story on another thread about magnetic/serodiscordant couples trying to have a baby, but since it was so long and the thread was pretty old, I thought I'd start a new one. Plus, I'd really like to hear folks' opinion on the matter.

I'm an... Read more »