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How Long Should A Person Wait After Intercourse To Get An Hiv Test

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HIV Testing 101

...test positive for HIV. Want to learn more about HIV testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From TheBody.com's Experts: Common Concerns About HIV Testing How Risky Is It? (An Article to Help You Decide if You Need to Get Tested) ...
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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
...replicate proven methods of reducing teenage pregnancies. At least $75 million would have to be spent on programs known to delay sexual activity and to increase contraceptive use. The Department of Health and Human Services describes the shift in... Read more »

Is anal sex ok if both parties have been tested and negative? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

Me and my girlfriend wanted to try anal sex but didn't know what the risks are. We both have been tested and both have tested negative. Also we are in an exclusive relationship and only had sex with each other. We are each others 1st.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive vaginal intercourse with a partner who is confirmed to be HIV positive. So this virus isn't all that easy to catch; --... Read more »

Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive vaginal intercourse with a partner who is confirmed to be HIV positive. So this virus isn't all that easy to catch; --... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive vaginal intercourse with a partner who is confirmed to be HIV positive. So this virus isn't all that easy to catch; --... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

... The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that clinicians obtain information from adolescent patients regarding their sexual activity and inform them how to prevent HIV infection. 79 Evidence indicates that adolescents prefer to receive... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...called "harm reduction." If you do not want to abstain from sex (not have sex at all), harm reduction offers options to make sexual activity safer. Safer sex isn't only for the prevention of new HIV infections. It's important for people who are... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... What Tests Are Available? If you have been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...this discussion, we will refer to "safer" sex, with the thought that by placing more or fewer "boundaries" around a particular sexual act, it can be made more safe or less safe. Any sexual practice can be made safe or unsafe. For instance,... Read more »
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Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...Was really drunk and met a guy at the bar and went home with him. Made out a little bit and decided to have sex. I inserted into him and was barely in him for 30 seconds (unprotected) when he told me he was HIV positive. Stopped then and Read more »

10 yrs to find out?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...it can take up to 10 yrs to find out you are +. is that true? i'm scared i had very risky unprotected sex. if i have a blood hiv test done, how long after exposure will it take for me to find out. please help? Read more »

Hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...problems. I have had Lots of signs of Hiv but continue to test neg even after eleven months. My Doctor tells me it can take as long as ten years to develop enough antibodies to show positive on the test. But he said almost all will test correctly... Read more »

hiv or something else?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...suggestions. Each day I ask God to let me forgive my old girlfriend for jeapordizing her life and mine. Last exposure was vaginal intercourse without condom for a few minutes in Fall 99. With that long time period I'm happy that its been... Read more »