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Is Safe Sex Enough To Protect Someone From Hiv

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Rash after protected sex with HIV+ The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

About a month ago, I engaged in penetrating anal sex with an HIV+ male. I was not penetrated. A condom was used and it remained intact. Other activities included deep kissing, masturbation and fingering of my anus. About a week later, I developed a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your questions.Having a rash near the penis is not consistent with recent HIV infection. Also having flu-like symptoms does not necessarily indicate recent HIVinfection either. The Question, Acute Retroviral Read more »

afraid even if protected sex with hiv husband

My husband is hiv positive and I am defenitely hiv negative, I finished all the check up, Praise... Read more »

Protected Sex with HIV+ Person

Dear Doctor:I am (very very) concerned about something that recently happened to me. On November... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: HIV/AIDS Data Prompt New Warning on Safe Sex

...notification rates were in the 25-34 years age group." According to Young, the figures emphasize the need for people to practice safe sex. Investments in HIV/AIDS prevention and education campaigns must continue at the state and national level,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Movie Documents Three Men's Efforts to Promote Safe Sex During Onset of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Early 1980s

...Times examined the documentary movie "Sex Positive," which chronicles the lives and efforts of three men who sought to promote safe sex during the early years of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. According to the Times , late singer-songwriter Michael... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: Effort Supports HIV/AIDS Patients While Promoting Safe Sex

... The St. Louis Effort for AIDS (EFA) provides free, confidential HIV testing and treatment referral to residents in the seven-county metropolitan area. Data from the Missouri Department of Health Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

The Man That AIDS Forgot: Safe Sex Architect Richard Berkowitz

...of Sonnabend, the 1983 pamphlet " How to Have Sex in an Epidemic: One Approach ." It is widely considered the invention of safe sex as we know it today, and uncanny in its detailed instructions of avoiding transmission through bodily fluids. ... Read more »
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Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in Read more »

Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners? Recent study suggests maybe not?? AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Sep;20(9):1026-31. Related Read more »

do you practise safe sex "when appropriate"...

Posted by victor_noir, 1 Reply
...ok guys, someone please clarify for me. I enjoy surfing some of the gay sex sites and many of them ask if you "practise safe sex." very often and I mean verrryyyy often the response is "most of the time" or "when appropriate." now, I don't want... Read more »

protection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was told that you should treat all sex partners as if they have hiv. So how would you protect yourself if having sex with an HIV POZ person? Condoms! Play safe always! Read more »