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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Unprotected Vaginal Sex

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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...the infection. Unfortunately, almost no one knows when they are in this phase of HIV infection. There's no way to tell by looking at them. When the uninfected person has a weakened immune system . This could be because of a long-term illness or an active infection like a herpes outbreak, syphilis, or the flu. When either person has open sores that get exposed to infected fluids. These could be cold sores, genital herpes, mouth ulcers,...
Ask the Experts

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mouth. Find alternatives Try massage or mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in a short period of... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mouth. Find alternatives Try massage or mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in a short period of... Read more »

Can me and my neg girlfriend have unprotected vaginal sex . . .

Can me and my neg girlfriend and I have unprotected vaginal sex? I am pos healthy undetectable Viral load and cd4 708. Over the past 2.5 years we have had well . . . a lot of unprotected sex. She was still neg as of last test. I'm trying to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008) Jan 1, 2009friend on arv for 2 years says he is no longer contagious is this possibleResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,No. If he's HIV positive, he's capable of transmitting... Read more »

It's why should I test girl

got tested at twelve weeks. Rapid test for HIV 1 and 2 was completely non reactive. I felt much better afterwards, and after the test I went to my regular doctor for other symptoms I'd been afraid she would tell me were little known side effects of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I had it and had protected sex without disclosure then Id be some evil criminal whore. I could see testing if a) I was in a long term relationship and we wanted to both get tested and stop using condoms b) I wanted to have a baby (which I... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...although HIV might be able to enter the penis, especially if it has contact with HIV-infected blood or vaginal fluids for a long time or if it has any open sores. Some men think that they can't transmit HIV if they pull their penis out before... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...friction by using a lot of lube to help prevent small cuts or tears in the vagina, rectum, or penis. Silicone-based lube will last longer than water-based lube. Because you're not using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...world. Even if you don't have health insurance, you can get free HIV treatment and if you take care of yourself, you can live a long and healthy life. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...booster shots more than once every 10 years, or after 5 years if injured Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine usually gives life-long protection. If you did not get these vaccines as a child, you should get an MMR vaccination. However, this live... Read more »
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Sex with HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...very stressed man who recieved a calll from my ex-girlfriend I dated from mid oct 98- mid dec 98. She called me to tell me she tested positive. I was tested on Nov 29th 98 and was negative. She informed me on January 12th 99. I had a bad cold ain... Read more »

waiting results

Posted by blp, 1 Reply
...I got tested today after one episode of unprotected vaginal sex with a girl. The girl was of unknown status. I had symptoms of high temperature, painful glands, general aches and pains and Read more »

Took another test

Posted by scared2Bpos, 3 Replies
...have to honestly say I am not completely satisfied because I know that nothing is conclusive until after 13 weeks. It will be a long 5 wks until then. I am going to try to stay off of the internet and stay busy until my next test in Jan. I just... Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...InfoNet Why Should I Be Tested? - The Benefits of Knowing Immune system monitoring and early treatment can greatly improve your long term health. Knowing you are positive may help you change behaviors that would put yourself and others at risk. ... Read more »