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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Vaginal Fisting

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...not be used by people with HIV. People with HIV should not receive tetanus and diphtheria 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 vaccine is not recommended for people with a CD4 cell count below 200. NOTE: The original version of...
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vaginal sex and hiv testing

Dear Doc, About five weeks ago, i had oral sex with a female sex worker for a few minutes. After that, I washed my penis with soap. Then I rubbed her vagina with my penis for a long time and then penetrated for no more than 30 seconds following by...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...what you describe is consistent with this syndrome or not. In order to be sure that you are not infected you should have HIV testing performed out to at least 6 months after the last exposure. Until then you do need to at least consider the... Read more »

how long should i wait?

Yesterday I was exposed to vaginal fluids on my penis that had open wounds. i would like to test for hep c and want to find out when i should take both the pcr and antibody tests??? can i do it now or should i wait a few months??? thanks!
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...Hepatitis B is more likely to be contracted from what you describe and you should be tested for that as well. For HCV, check the HCV RNA at 4 weeks after the exposure. If it is negative, you did not contract HCV. A Read more »

Test Again?

Back in May I had a brief period of protected vaginal intercourse with a female. I had been drinking a bit that night and could not stay motivated so the intercouse did not last very long. I wore a condom, but I am concerned because I did not know...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Using a condom for vaginal sex puts you at very low-risk for infection (as long as the condom was latex, and used throughout intercourse). But that is almost irrelevant at this point; your 3.5 month antibody Read more »

Vaginal fluid on finger

Dear Dr. Kull, I wrote to you a few weeks ago but have not seen your reply. I know you are busy. Here is my story: I inserted my bare fingers in an HIV+ woman's vagina and fingered her for 10 minutes. (No cut or sore on fingers but some dry cracks...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through fingering/hand contact with another person's genitals. See the response to "What are the risks from fingering someone" (http://thebody.com/sowadsky/faqs/faq1.html#fingering).DO NOT base your risk... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality Blood Testing Docking Fingering Fisting Frottage or Rubbing Kissing Lap Dancing Male vs. Female Transmission ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...faster than men. But if they get tested and treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. What if Both People Are Already Infected? Some people who are HIV-infected don't see the need to follow... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...unaware of your status also means that you could pass HIV to others without knowing it. For women who plan to become pregnant, testing is especially important. If a woman is infected with HIV, medical care and certain drugs given during... Read more »
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ARS symtoms at 6 wks and testing...please reply

Posted by jim012, 1 Reply
...test (not sure of the generation) at 47 days and it was negative. Since then, I've been living scared. I know i need to get tested again but just can't find myself to do it. I want to ask all the good people here a coupe of questions about my... Read more »

test results

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and 22 weeks, (all neg) am I safe in thinking truely negative or do I need to test @ 6 months (24weeks)??? (had unprotected vaginal with woman of unknown status) Only first test @ 12 weeks was HIV1/ 2, all others were HIV1 tests only. Read more »

My last test hopefully

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOPEFULLY IT IS WHAT I EXPECT IT TO BE. BUT YOU JUST NEVER KNOW...WITH ALL THE WEIRD VIRUSES GOING AROUND, YOU NEVER KNOW HOW LONG IT CAN TAKE TO SHOW POSITIVE. TODAY IT HAS BEEN 165 DAYS SINCE LAST VAGINAL INSERTION CONTACT, AND 150 DAYS SINCE... Read more »

Testing ??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've been debating on testing myself again for HIV. It's been 5 and a half months since my last exposure (unprotected vaginal intercourse). Well, actually Read more »