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How Soon After Sex Should I Get Tested For Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... Read more »
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Hot Topics: Sex After Testing HIV+; Addiction and Adherence; Tivicay = Fatigue? and More

Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums, October 1, 2013 October 1, 2013 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Mixed-Status Couples Insurance,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Testing: Men Who Have Sex With Men Should Undergo Frequent HIV Testing

In the current study, Randall A. Roark and colleagues at the University of California-San Francisco reported, "HIV counseling and testing has been a cornerstone of AIDS prevention strategies, with men who have sex with men [MSM] being specifically... Read more »
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oral sex and hiv testingThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I RECENTLY GOT TESTED IN NOVEMBER FOR HIV AND I WAS NEGATIVE,i had no risky activities before this test so it was not a false negative. the only thing i have done since my last test isreceive a blowjob without a condom, is it worth me getting tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. As I have stated many times before, the risks of becoming infected with theHIV virus is extremely remote from exposure to saliva. This includes kissingand receiving oral sex. If a person is exposed to saliva,... Read more »

vaginal sex and hiv testing

Dear Doc, About five weeks ago, i had oral sex with a female sex worker for a few minutes. After that, I washed my penis with soap. Then I rubbed her vagina with my penis for a long time and then penetrated for no more than 30 seconds following by...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Unfortunately the exposure you describe could potentially result in HIV infection. Certainly the odds are against infection occuring after this type of exposure but it is possible. The symptoms associated with acute HIV infection are variable so... Read more »

Oral Sex HIV testing

Dear Doctor Kull,I have tried not sending you any questions because all of my qustions have been answered by reading what you have put out on the risks of being infected as a reciever of oral sex. Since there is a very small risk of being infected...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that HIV transmission occurs when a person receives oral sex (has an HIV infected person's mouth on their genitals). Sexual transmission of HIV is known to occur during anal and vaginal sex, and less frequently to the... 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
Hi,You are wondering if two folks who are HIV negative, have no other STDs and are in an exclusive/monogamous relationship would be at risk if they had anal sex. They certainly would not be at risk for STDs, including HIV. These illnesses are... Read more »
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ORAL SEX AND HIV TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I received unprotected oral sex (I am a male) from another male whose HIV status I did not know. I don't think he had any sores or blood in his mouth and I know that I did not have any sores or cuts on my penis. Was I put at risk for HIV? . When... Read more »

Had unprotected sex with woman born with hiv? Test was negative at 6 weeks? Please help?!

Posted by Reez79, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl 4 or 5 times on July 31st. She confessed 4 days later she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital after she told me and they gave me pep.

I stopped taking the pep on September 9th and went to get a hiv rapid... Read more »

Get tested together before you have sex.

Posted by donsaklad
The strategy. Get tested together before you have sex,
tested for HIV, STDs
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testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a... Read more »