Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
  Breaking News: FDA Approves Triumeq, New Once-Daily Combination Pill

How Long Does It Take To Get Hiv After Having Sex

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person toanother through sex. Safer sex is sex that reduces the chances of spreading orgetting STDs. It involves certain actions...
Ask the Experts

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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

"hiv risk for hetero male" HIV+ having sex with HIV-

my nephew died in jan 2012 and because we were raised together i took his death quite hard. long story short, me and a friend of his wind up getting together one time in january, then a few times in feb and a few times in march.im hiv+ and out of...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,First off, I'm very sorry to hear about the passing of your nephew. I can appreciate being able to find comfort with someone who understands the loss and provides companionship.The part of your story that I'm... Read more »

How long do HIV symptoms last?

I had unprotected sex with a long time friend. I know she tested negative for HIV long before we had sex. About 5 weeks after that i caught a cold from my brother. It was on and off then about 8 weeks later i began to have constant headaches, a...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Symptoms by themselves are never a reliable way of diagnosing an HIV infection. An anti-body test, outside the 90 day window is the best way to find out what your status is. For those suffering from the flu-like symptoms commonly associated... Read more »

HIV testing, how long should you wait

how long should you wait after having unprotected sex to be tested for HIV?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
A test should be done immediately to rule out the fact that you may have been infected with HIV from a previous exposure. Otherwise, regualrt antibody testing should be done at 6 and 12 weeks. If at any time during this period you develop any... Read more »
Connect With Others

How long do HIV survive in Semen

Posted by Wantanswer, 2 Replies
I have a question. Why is there such conflicting report about how HIV survive outside the body in semen. There one report that HIV dies when the semen dried up. Then there other report that it dies instantly in semen when it hit the air? Which is... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 2 Replies
Hey all,

I've been reading these boards and Dr Bob's Q&A's over the past month and a bit... and it's helped as well as disheartened at the same time.

I've been a textbook "Worried Well" over the past several weeks. I hope to believe that severe... 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 »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »