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How Long Do You Have To Have Sex To Get Infected With Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

... How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What You're Doing Set Your Limits The Bottom Line How Does HIV Spread During Sex? To
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Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(or otherwise) of patients being treated with antiretroviral drugs. French investigators report in the August 20th edition of AIDS that 5% of antiretroviral-treated men with an undetectable viral load in their blood had detectable HIV in their... Read more »

Sex between 2 poz guys (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I've been asked by another poz guy to have bareback sex. I don't know the facts. One would think that since we're both poz it doesn't matter, but I've heard otherwise. I'm the top, but I don't know if that makes any difference. thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...couplings are at risk for superinfection (acquiring a different strain of the virus) and for other STDs that could make your HIV disease flare out of control. My advice is always to cover your stump before you hump!By the way this question has... Read more »

What is the likelyhood an HIV+ considered 'undetectable' can transmit?

A prison penpal I write with has asked me to look up some information for him and quite honestly I'm a little overwhelmed by the volume of HIV information on the Internet - I'm hoping you can help lead me to some credible basic websites with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV information websites? Well, there are lots to choose from. Here are a few favorites:1.www.thebody.com (of course!)2.www.hivinsite.ucsf.edu3.www.aegis.com4.www.projectinform.orgNext, Read more »

Population Mix: HIV Infections Through Sex

Hi Rick. I read in the Wall street Journal (4/16 p. B11 re: Life Insurance Covg.) that an estimated 20,000 people per year in the U.S. are infected through sexual contact. How does that population break down between male vs female and, within each...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. I do not know what the incidence (number of new cases of HIV per year) is inthe United States, so I cannot tell you whether your figure of 20,000/year isaccurate or not. In fact, nobody Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...attention to HIV in the early 1980s, when gay men in New York City and San Francisco began to die of a mysterious illness. The term "AIDS" -- which is what doctors call it when HIV disease becomes advanced -- wasn't coined until 1982, and the... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for Read more »
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Sex with HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a bad cold ain early dec and again in early january and now my body is stessing out waiting for the results of another HIV Antibody test and a PCR test. I have no swollen glands or fever and no sore throat, just body weakness and stomach... Read more »

HIV and Oral Sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had sex with a girl last week with a condome, but ate her out till she came, turns out she is HIV+, what should I do?? Does anyone have statitics, how long till the test? Read more »

sex with HIV- partner

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...might get infected even with protection. I have found this a very missing link in our relationship and because it has been so long I wonder if I could maintain an erection long enough to put a condom on. I would like to hear from others in this... Read more »

PLEASE HELP EX BF Had sex with a SEX WORKER

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...just had a physical (he said he has one every six months) for the navy and that they drew blood and he's sure he was tested for HIV - Should I believe him? Does anyone know if they test for HIV with yearly physicals- Also does anyone know of or... Read more »