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How Many Times Do You Have To Have Sex With That Person To Get Hiv

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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...
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Question #1: Can HIV be passed by kissing someone who has given oral sex to a third person?Question #2: Kissing and licking a small cut or scrape?Question #3: Protected Sex with a woman

Question #1: In a threesome with a couple, I kissed a guy who had just finished giving oral sex to his boyfriend for a couple of minutes. Although, the third guy was no where near cumming, he may have had some pre-cum. I have no idea. I also have no...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
In all of these instances, although technically there could have been a chance for HIV transmission to occur, realistically, the chances of infection (under the circumstances mentioned) were very small. In none of these cases was there KNOWN direct... Read more »

Sex with HIV+ Person

Can a HIV+ person have sex with another HIV+ person? Any effects or will it worsen the condition of the HIV+ person?...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Of course, and they often do!There are several well established risks- acquiring a variant strain of HIV which may accelerate time to illness or carry resistance to treatments-acquiring other infections that may be harmful to you and accelerate the... Read more »

What should I do if I had unprotected sex with an HIV+ person?

I had unprotected insertive anal intercourse (I topped)with my partner who is HIV+. After having sex we noticed blood on both of us. Should I take post exposure prophylaxis? What are the current reccomendations? Are there any know statisics...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) would be recommended for the type of exposure you describe. Please note PEP should be started as soon as possible (and no later than 72 hours) after exposure. The more time that passes from the time of exposure,... Read more »

having sex with a hiv person

what are my chances of having sex with a hiv infected person?? what should i do? Reason is..i have a crush on this guy for a long time now. we met talked, he wants to take me out and get to know me more but i found out he is hiv+. So i freaked out...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your chances of being infected with HIV when having sex with an HIV infected person depends on several different factors:1) Having mucous membrane (the lining of the vagina, rectum, urethra, or mouth) contact with your partner's semen or blood... Read more »
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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 the virus to contract the disease (unless the couple engages in higher-risk... Read more »

I met an HIV Positive person for the first time

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
Hello again,
On Saturday I travelled to meet an HIV Positive friend. It was my first time. At first i was nervous didn't know what to expect. I really didn't want to go there to talk about the fact that we were both Positive. I wanted to meet him,... Read more »

Sharing my status with a HIV- person

Posted by LadyReign
Today I would like to talk about something that happened to me.

First of all, I don't consider myself the type of guy that goes online to look for sex, but something happened that one night in particular that made me do it. I was feeling kind of sad... Read more »

HELP! Sleeping on HIV+ person's bed

Posted by Harty1, 3 Replies
For about 2 months I slept on the bed of a person that I found rout to be HIV+. On top of that, i was told after that an enemy who is HIV+ had access to my room and was doing more things to my bed. This is important because now when i sweat pheople... Read more »