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How Long Does It Takes To Know If You Have HIV After Sex

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SEX and HIV/AIDS

Dr Bob My name is Don I am co founder of POZITIVE PERSPECTIVES INC a peer support origination in SW Missouri. That also goes out in the community with a team of our peers to educate at local high schools in the 29 counts in SW MO. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Don,First off, congratulations on your long-term coexistence with HIV. It will be an inspiration to those just beginning their journey with the virus.Next, congratulations on your HIV/AIDS awareness, Read more »

HELP - very scared (concerning oral sex risk) (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Hi Doctor, Thankyou for your help.If I were exposed, it would have been about 2 1/2 years ago, November/December of 2007. I am a heterosexual female and lost my virginity to someone with a very iffy past. We only had sex once, it was protected -...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"I have literally become obsessed with finding out if I have HIV without actually being tested." WHAT? As Star Trek's Mr. Spock would say: "Captain, that is just not logical!" If you want to Read more »

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
...Hi Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,And here we go again! You're wondering if two people who are HIV/STD negative can give each other an STD or HIV just because they have unprotected anal sex. That is a QTND with an ATNC. (See Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... Read more »
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No safe sex, why?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Why do so many gay men who post on hook-up type web sites who state they are HIV- put they have no preference for having safe sex or not having safe sex? It seems crazy to me. Any thoughts on this? Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Okay, here's a loaded subject. My partner has HIV & I don't. We use a condom during sex MOST of the time. Sometimes though, we both just want to forget he has HIV. We want Read more »

HIV from one-time sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I want to know how many women contract HIV from having sex with a + person only a few times. I know it is possible, but I've heard it usually takes repeated exposure to Read more »

sex HIV-woman HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...to be able to make love to this man who I love so dearly. I don't know who is more nervous me or him, but I can't wait any longer!! I know that we need to use protection every time. But how do you show your love without making seem like some... Read more »