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If Two People Have Sex Unprotected Is There A Chance To Catch HIV

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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
...more time that passes from the time of exposure, the less likely it is that PEP will be effective in preventing or aborting HIV transmission. I would suggest you visit the closest ER and get started immediately. Your partner's HIV specialist... Read more »

is there treatment for someone who just had unprotected sex with hiv person?

is there any preventive treatment for someone who just had sex with a positive person? Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People in Parts of Costa Rica Have Limited Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Practice Unsafe Sex, Report Says

...coastal cities of Limon and Puntarenas have limited knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention methods, and many practice unsafe sexual behaviors, according to a report released Tuesday, Xinhua News Agency reports. Costa Rica released the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

... CDC on Thursday in a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment with antiretroviral drugs to prevent Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...Panelists Language and Homophobia: What Are We Talking About When We Talk About "Barebacking"? Prevalence: How Widespread Is Unprotected Sex Among Gay Men? Motivations: Why Would Gay Men Put Themselves at Risk? Interventions: What... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...immunodeficiency virus." How Do You Get HIV? Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment used to inject drugs. Who Gets HIV? Anybody can get... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
...was 3 weeks ago and now I have a fever and sweating and a bunch of odd symptoms that I noticed could be hiv. I have NOT had unprotected sex in over a year and have been tested. Do you think I caught hiv in this way? What if the two of us had... Read more »

HIV Poz bttm needs sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 4 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question is about... Read more »

Caught something. Scared HIV might be next.

Posted by ConcernedGuy, 3 Replies
...times if I was clean as well as the last time I got tested (which was back in November). I know some people will say that a person who tells you they are negative is most likely telling the truth but it's obvious that I caught something off of... Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. It's during these times that we have unprotected sex. He doesn't ejaculate inside me, but there's still the risk. I've read (the late) Stephen Gendin's... Read more »