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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

By Emma Hitt, PhD
ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely to transmit HIV (news - web sites) infection, according to findings from a small study... Read more »

Freaking out - almost all symptoms and several risky acts, please help

Posted by VeryWorried9438, 2 Replies
Since yesterday I've been freaking out fearing potential HIV infection. Have been spending countless hours reading up on this stuff, reading others' stories, and still unsure how to proceed. Talking to someone here and getting your... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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Higly Unlikely!

Posted by T_BOOGIE, 1 Reply
In the begining of june07 I was seeing this guy and we were talking, all we did was mess around, and nothin else. ya know the basics. Well I had my nipple pierced and it takes a lomg time for it to heal. In the Begining of Nov 07 was the last time... Read more »

Risk - Highly unlikely

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had insertive Sex with a legal Nevada sexworker (Protected) put on and removed correctly. Contact was very short in duration, under one minute. I've read there are no recorded cases of legal Nevada sexworkers with AIDS and that there are also no... Read more »
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Rational question unlike most of the ones posted

Hello,I have a cold, I was exposed to hiv on October 31st when a condom I was wearing to top a positive male tore. Since then I have had PEP and a 6 and a half week negative test. I am now at week 9 or 10. In any event if I am now positive will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,So your "rational question unlike most of the ones posted" is: Will a common cold kill you because you might be HIV infected, despite completing a course of nPEP and testing HIV negative at 6.5 weeks? Hmm. Dude, when last I looked,... Read more »

Getting my act together..after getting dumped

Hi Doc:I think your great, funny, and this site is pretty damn luck to have you. I thought I would run this by you. Ok, after a LTR ended, I went kind of guessed it, I got dumped..I am not exactly sure I put myself at risk but have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I cant believe you got dumped! You find my humor amusing, so you must be a really nice guy. Ill bet youre handsome and highly intelligent as well! And since you had at least 12 guys in the sack over the past year, you obviously dont have much... Read more »

Highly unlikely + highly unlikely

Suppose you have had a risk that is been said to be a highly unlikely way of infection and an elisa negative test at 3 months after that risk that like all people say, its highly unlike to then test positive after that, is this person on the clear...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
My response is simple: since you are never going to be one hundred percent sure about anything in life, highly unlikely is the best you are going to get. RMK... Read more »

Unlikely to be positive ?

I had a relationship with a positive person. After finishing it I got test at 6 months, 12 months and 17 months being all the tests negative ? I went for a p24 and it also was negative. Am I negative in a certain way ? Are the elisa at a year 100...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The ELISA test performed at one year after your last exposure is as close to 100% accurate as you will ever get. You are not infected with HIV and should do your best to move on with your life.RMK... Read more »

Angelikah Demonikah Goes From Homeless Youth to Unlikely HIV Activist

Driven from her mother's home due to family conflicts, Angelikah Demonikah lived on the streets, where she developed a drug and alcohol addiction. She received her HIV diagnosis at only 23 years old, after she got out of rehab and was beginning a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Catholics Reject Church Ban on Birth Control, Condoms for HIV Prevention; New Pope Unlikely to Have Differing Views

A large majority of Roman Catholics in the United States, Europe and developing nations largely ignore the church's teaching banning the use of artificial birth control, the Baltimore Sun reports. The late Pope John Paul II in 1968 restated the... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

The Affordable Care Act Supports Women -- Now We Must Support the Affordable Care Act: Reflections on the Importance of Health Care Reform for Women Living With HIV

Brook Kelly In January 2012, Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD) and 16 other organizations led by Lambda Legal filed with the Supreme Court a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) .... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bill Containing $2.4 Billion Global AIDS Initiative Unlikely to See Senate Vote in 2003, Despite Minority Leader Support

Despite indications that the Senate is not likely to vote on the $820 billion omnibus spending bill before January, Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) has said that he will seek a unanimous consent vote on Tuesday on the foreign operations... Read more »