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Level Of Risk To Get Hiv For Idu

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HIV Risk

Hi,While having unprotected sex with my partner I started bleeding. We are both HIV negative. What is the risk of us contracting the virus from this?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming infected with HIV through sexual contact? Are there other ways to avoid getting HIV through sex? Is... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen... Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IDUs at High Risk of HIV in Indonesia, Study Says

... An Indonesian Ministry of Health study conducted in 2007 found that injection drug users are at the greatest risk of HIV in the country, with approximately 50% of the IDUs participating in the study living with the virus, the Jakarta Post Read more »
U.S. National Native American AIDS Prevention Center

IDU Risk Reduction Fact Sheet

...highest level or prevention, effective substance abuse treatment that helps people stop using drugs not only eliminates the risk of infection from sharing contaminated equipment, but, for many, reduces the risks of engaging in risky behaviors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Hidden Population at Risk of HIV Infection: Who Do HIV-Positive Recruiters Recruit?

...HIV-positive IDU included lifetime syphilis infection, ever having sex with an HIV-positive person, knowing someone with HIV/AIDS, being recruited at a location where drugs are injected, recent use of a needle-exchange program, and a larger... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Partially Effective HIV Vaccine on a Population of Intravenous Drug Users in Bangkok, Thailand: A Dynamic Model

...HIV-positive, asymptomatic, unidentified; HIV-positive, asymptomatic, identified; HIV-positive, symptomatic; and AIDS). Two types of risk behavior change were analyzed: positive post-counseling behavior change and a false immunity-presumptive,... Read more »
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More info

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
...because he used to be thin, now he has lypodystrophy, nine month pregnant belly, buffalo hump on back, plus he used to be an idu. Lets say I am 99.9 sure his is pos. Also he is avoiding my calls...and wont speak to me. He said he is negative,... Read more »

NYC Harm Reduction

Posted by Robert1
...New York Harm Reduction Educators, Inc (NYHRE) is New Yorks largest harm reduction/ syringe exchange program. Its mission is HIV prevention and comprehensive services for those at risk for, or infected with HIV. Legally constituted in 1992, we... Read more »

CDC window period

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...if the risk was with an unknown serostatus partner than a 3 month test is definitive. However, if your partner is confirmed HIV positive then you will need a follow up test at 6 months for confirmation of your status. This makes absolutely NO... Read more »

A little concerned!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the STD clinic in person. I spoke with the screening triage nurse and told him of my adventure. He said there is no need for HIV testing and he didn't think I would get chlamydia from what I had desribed, however he would take a urine sample... Read more »