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How Soon Can U Take An Hiv Test After Sex

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York to Force Quicker HIV Tests of Sex-Crime Suspects

Beginning Nov. 1, suspects indicted for sex crimes such as rape in New York could be forced to undergo court-ordered HIV testing. Test results would be shared only with the alleged defendant and assault survivor, said Kevin Wright, Putnam County... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Police Force HIV Tests for Sex Workers

Malawian police on a routine sweep for criminals in Mwanza earlier this month arrested 14 women deemed sex workers and allegedly forced them to undergo HIV tests, rights workers say. The women were subsequently charged for "deliberately trading in... Read more »
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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4th generation HIV Test / sex worker

HelloI am a male, mid 30s. I had around 15 minutes of unprotected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker from Thailand. Two days later she agreed to take a 4th generation HIV test. She tested negative both on the rapid antibody test and on the the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm glad to hear that the sex worker had testing and it all came back negative, but have you had testing?You could have developed a cold or viral infection and hence your symptoms.But again, I ask have you been tested. Just because the sex... Read more »

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 »

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 are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »

PCR/DNA testing for HIV & Oral Sex Question

Dear Dr. Frascino - What is your opinion of the PCR/DNA testing for HIV? I read where a person can get this type of HIV test done two weeks after they believe they were infected. The reason I'm asking is I could use some peace of mind. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Five More Days to Go,I don't recommend PCR testing for routine HIV screening for several reasons: 1.It's not approved for this indication.2.It has a significant rate of false-positives.3.Cost.For routine HIV screening, I recommend an... 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 »